Massage Therapy

Welcome to Hands on Health - Latta Massage Therapy

8 Broadway, Dunedin
Phone 477 2853

Bookings can be made online now at

Any enquiries please email:

The massage clinic is based in a the same building as Physio Performance with Andersons Pharmacy and Molemap services all under the one roof. Each service works well as a cohesive group striving to attain the best possible outcomes for our clients.

As a provider for the High Performance Sport New Zealand, treatments are also carried out at the HPSNZ Building, beside the Forsyth Barr Stadium.

What is therapeutic massage?

Therapeutic massage is the methodical manipulation of muscles and other soft tissues using pressure and friction. This is individualized to meet client comfort levels with the aim to relieve tension, reduce pain, and enhance performance and aid in recovery.

Massage therapy can assist clients suffering from

Modalities we offer

Sports massage- Enhances performance, prepares for an up and coming event or aids recovery after a vigorous workout or competition

Deep Tissue - A specific approach to treat chronic and acute pain using neuromuscular technique

Trigger point Therapy

Swedish/Relaxation- Encourages the body and mind to release tension and stress, enhancing overall sense of wellbeing

Corporate Onsite Chair Massage - fully clothed 10— 15 mm seated massage, targets back, shoulders, arms, hands, neck and scalp. Ideal for an employee incentive package

Pregnancy Massage - Helps alleviate the physiological and psychological changes caused by pregnancy. The client is comfortably supported in a side lying position

Myofascial release

Benefits of therapeutic massage

Physical Benefits of Massage

Psychological Benefits of massage

What to expect

A thorough massage session typically takes 1 hour commencing with a brief interview and assessment. The room is tailored to optimise client comfort, being quiet, warm and peaceful. During the massage the client is fully draped for privacy and comfort. Only the body part that is being worked will be exposed at any one time. For maximum comfort it is advised not to eat or drink heavily prior to your session.

Qualifications & Experience

Diploma in Massage Therapy with Distinction- Canterbury College of Natural Medicine CCNM

Advanced Certificate in Sports Massage -CCNM

2012 London Olympics  - Therapist for New Zealand Team

2011 IAAF World Championships for Track and Field - Daegu - South Korea

2009 IAAF World Championships for Track and Field - Berlin - Germany

2008 Beijing Olympics – Therapist for New Zealand Rowing

2007-2009 Massage therapist for New Zealand Rowing - Travelled to world cup and world championship meets in Europe with the New Zealand Rowing team

On-going training and attending courses in accordance to Massage New Zealand registration criteria.

Bachelor of Physical Education – BPhed - Otago University

Registrations and Memberships

Accredited Provider for High Performance Sport New Zealand

Full Member of Massage New Zealand MNZ – Remedial Massage Therapist

Open Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm | 8 Broadway, Dunedin 9016 | 03 477 2853 | a/h 027 222 4876 |

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