Project Description

Complimentary Therapies

At the Cuisle Cancer Support Centre we offer a wide range of complementary therapies to support people affected by cancer.
Complimentary therapies may help you:

  • with some of your cancer symptoms
  • with some of the side effects of your cancer treatment
  • feel better and improve your quality of life
  • feel less stressed, tense and anxious
  • sleep better
  • feel more in control.

One-to-one therapies are provided free of charge.

Reflexology
Reflexology involves certain pressure points in the feet being massaged to improve symptom control and to produce a state of deep inner relaxation. It helps relieve symptoms associated with chemotherapy.

Holistic Massage
Holistic Massage is a form of touch therapy it can be used to relax your mind and body relieve tension, and enhance your mood. It provides deep relaxation.

Indian Head Massage
Indian head massage is a relaxing and calming therapy that works on the areas affected by mental and emotional stress.

Craniosacral Therapy
Craniosacral therapy is a gentle yet powerful form of treatment. It uses light touch and is a hands on therapy. It helps enhance the body’s natural capacity for healing.

Reiki
Reiki is a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the pateint’s body and restore physical and emotional well-being.

Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy massage is the practice of using natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

Acupuncture
Acupuncture helps restore the free flow of energy throughout the body. acupuncture is used to treat pain and some other symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Look Good Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better uses the power of make-up to help women who have been through cancer diagnosis and treatment feel a little better. The workshops are run at various times throughout the year by a dedicated team of volunteer makeup artists.

Your Journey

No matter where you are in your journey, we understand that taking the first step and reaching out for support is often the hardest part. So many of our clients tell us they wish they’d done it sooner, and we promise we’ll make it easy for you when you do get in touch. So call us today on 057 8681492 or email info@cuislecancersuppport.ie and let us offer you help and support to cope on the road ahead.

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CUISLE CCANCER SUPPORT CENTRE

CANCER SUPPORT FOR EVERYONE
IN-HOUSE NURSES
DEDICATED STAFF
FREE OF CHARGE
CONFIDENTIAL

OPENING HOURS

Portlaoise

Monday to Thursday 9.00 – 17.00
Friday 9.00 – 13.00

Sallins

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10.00 – 16.00

CENTRE LOCATIONS

Laois & Kildare