Bad Backs & Tennis Elbows To De-Stressing Massages, These Places Have You Covered

Sakshi posted on 10 November

Ten-Second Takeaway

Back acting up? Frozen shoulder? Sluggish lymphatic system? The massages and postural therapy at these places are just what you need.

Shodhanam Kerala Panchakarma Ayurveda

Not strictly a spa, this one is a Ayurveda-based wellness centre which will help you detoxify or get rid of doshas from your body! Think dandruff issues, frozen shoulders and migraines treated by strictly ayurvedic treatments. Try their head to toe Kerala oil massage followed by a herbal steam, an optional addition of Shirodhara for releasing mental stress and fatigue or the rubbing of warm herbal potlis on pressure points.

They do personalised consultations and the clinic is open all 7 days a week. They also have an offer running for a package of 5 services at slashed rates currently plus tie ups with Nearbuy.com.

Where: 26/5 A Ballygunge Circular Road, 3rd Floor, near St Lawrence School. Contact: 9073331885/8697627702.

Pocket Pinch: Abhyangam i.e. full body medicated oil massage for 60 minutes plus herbal steam {INR 1,800}. Shirodhara with oil pouring relaxation treatment {INR 1,500}. Potli massage {INR 2,300}.

Limited time offer: Package for any 5 services including body polishing etc {INR 6,000}. Keep tabs on Nearbuy.com for deal. We came across discounted vouchers for Abhyangam for 50 minutes {INR 499} and Abhyangam plus 15 minute Shirodhara {INR 799}.

Medical Facilities

26/5-A, Ballygunge Circular Road, 3rd Floor, Near St. Lawrence School, Garcha, Bhowanipore, Kolkata

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Medica Superspeciality Hospital

Cannot get enough of sports? Oh the adrenaline rush but what about the nightmare-ish next morning when your body feels like it’s turned into stone or going to just fall apart and break because of the pain?! We say game on, as Medica now has a special ‘sports massage’ in place for athletic junkies like you! Call their physiotherapy department at least a day in advance to book your slot.

The sports-centric massage focuses on releasing body aches and stiffness caused due to athletics. It is a full body dry massage that involves stretching of joints and releasing tired muscle rigidity and back aches.

Where127 Mukundapur, E.M. Bypass, Near Metro Cash & Carry. Call: 033 66520270.

Pocket Pinch: 30 minute sports massage session {INR 550}.

Medical Facilities

127, Mukundapur, E.M. Bypass, Nitai Nagar, Santoshpur, Kolkata

Ayusya Ayurveda

This is a super speciality treatment centre where you can get rid of issues such as hair loss, diabetes, and asthma but if a warm, effective Ayurvedic massage is what you’re looking for; their clinical approach shall leave you satisfied and rejuvenated like never before. Try their full body Ayurvedic massage that extends for an hour plus around 15 minutes extra if you would like to take steam. They apply traditional Ayurvedic herbs with medicinal values over the body using one-stroke movements which makes the treatment all that more effective.

Where: Ultadanga: P-170, CIT Schme VII M, 1st Floor, near Ultadanga tram depot.Gariahat: 7, Suren Tagore Road, ground floor. New Alipore: 19/2, Sahapore 1st Floor, opposite Triangular Park. Howrah: 1/1, Belilious Road.

Pocket Pinch:Full body oil Massage for 1 hour {INR 1,500} + optional steam for 15 minutes {INR 300}. They also have showering facilities for after a massage.

Medical Facilities

7, Ground Floor, Suren Tagore Road, Gariahat, Kolkata

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Endorphins

Endorphins is one of the few gyms in the city that encourages a machine-free exercise routine. They give you real and practical exercises which you can do even when they aren’t around. ‘Corrective exercise’ is their mantra. Form, posture, lifestyle, diet – they focus on all aspects of the body which will improve the over-all quality of your life.

At Endorphins, it’s not about losing weight to look fab on News Years Eve, it’s more about building actual strength and conditioning. If you have a six year old and want to fix his knock knees or if your back is giving problems, or you are 80 and looking to keep fit, you can come here. The gym is literally meant for anyone and everyone.

Both Alipore and Ballygunge rates are the same. You can sign up for the quarterly package of INR 12,400, The half-yearly package for INR 21,900 or the annual package for INR 41,200. Call 033 4073 3696 for more details.

Gyms

23/1, Rustomjee Street, Ballygunge Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata

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