Why a Massage will help your Post-Covid Recovery

Massage is well known for its immune boosting powers and tension relief. Whilst massage is not a good idea when you are sick, it can be key to bounce back better than ever afterwards. 

Despite being at home and on the couch binging the latest on Netflix, your body feels lethargic and zapped of energy after fighting off illness. 

This “couch potato” routine can seriously affect our posture, muscles, circulation and energy levels which makes the post-illness journey a tough one. Lucky, Earth and Skin Organic Day Spa is here to help!

We recommend a slow transition back into your busy everyday routine, nutrient rich meals and plenty of water, sunshine, but most importantly a massage. 

Yes – a relaxing and therapeutic massage! Here’s why it’s important to have a massage after isolation and fighting COVID-19. 


Release Pesky Muscle Tension 

That nasty and constant cough can really put strain on your muscles. Muscles around your chest, ribs, shoulders and back can also become tight and strained from sneezing and poor posture. 

If you’re feeling tightness and tension in these areas, we recommend our Ancient Stone Massage as it focuses on releasing this type of tension with warm volcanic ancient stones. 



Get things moving again 

Your poor body is fighting off a serious illness that it can’t perform it’s normal duties of circulation as well as it normally can. 

Having a massage will help improve your circulation and increase the white blood cells within your bloodstream. White blood cells are responsible for fighting against unknown substances like bacteria and viruses like covid. 

Our Fusion Massage combines our three signature massages to deliver all of the therapeutic benefits and a great option to get your circulation moving well again. 


Detox Detox Detox! 

When the body is stagnant, your lymphatic system needs all the help it can get to remove the toxins from the body. A massage will open the lymphatic detox pathways to rid the body of any last toxins, pathogens or congestion. 

The lymphatic system plays a major role in the body’s immunity so it’s really important to keep enjoying regular massages. Dry body brushing and Gua Sha Massage are a great way to keep the lymphatic system in motion between massages. 

Our Contour Massage focuses deeply on detoxing the body and is a great option for your next appointment to help your body recover. 



Stress Less

It’s no secret that stress plays a major role in our health. When your body is stressed and constantly in ‘flight or fight’ mode it lowers your immune system by releasing hormones that occupy your immune system. What does this mean? It increases your chances of pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses attacking your body. Eeek! 

Regular, relaxing massages every 6-8 weeks will help reduce your stress levels and help increase your overall immune system. 

Our menu is designed for a post-pandemic lifestyle that helps the body fight off stress. From signature experiences to a luxury facial, you will find the perfect treatment to help you “stress less” 


During this stage of the pandemic, it’s inevitable that you will face the virus or have to be isolated for a week. The best thing you can do once you’re no longer positive and feel well enough is to enjoy an organic massage at Gold Coast’s Best Day Spa. Book in for a treatment now.


Earth and Skin is a Gold Coast organic day spa with a difference. We offer beauty treatments and products that are vegan, organic, chemical-free and free from animal cruelty. We have done the research into the safety and toxicity of common beauty rituals and have developed our menu based on the safest, most effective treatments available. If you’d love to experience beauty that cares for you and the Earth, we’d love to see you. Call now on 07 5530 7959 to book an appointment or book online.

Earth + Skin

Earth and Skin, Gold Coast is a Day Spa and Beauty Shop with a difference. Situated in our gorgeous Queenslander building, iconic to the heritage village of Mudgeeraba. Our light filled space is decorated with natural decor, living greenery and soothing music which helps to create a relaxing atmosphere where our clients enjoy mindful spa treatments without negative impact to their health or the environment. Enjoy a full range of facials, body therapy and beauty treatments. Everything we do at Earth and Skin is done with care for you, planet Earth and your skin. Because beauty does not have to compromise your health.

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