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A medical massage focuses on specific muscle groups to help you recover from an injury. Myofacial release techniques, facilitated stretching, heat, ice and special muscle creams are often used. These massages help you recover from an auto, work related or personal injury. A comprehensive intake is done before your first massage and a treatment plan is developed. These massages are helpful if you've been in an auto acciedent or had a work related or personal injury. Oftentimes a phsyician's referal is recomended.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Our deep tissue massages include facilitated stretching, trigger points and myofacial release work.Keep in mind that soreness may occur after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Longer and more intense than the sixty minute deep tissue massage. This massage is excellent for athletes and hard working people. This longer massage allows more time to target specific muscle groups and release deep and chronic tension. Be sure to drink lots of water afterwards as you will feel a major difference are this massage.
Hot Stone Massage is a style of massage where heated stones are placed on specific sites of your body as you are massaged. This technique deepens relaxation and promotes circulation in your muscles. Muscles that are heated with these stones release tension and stress much more deeply and quickly than with a traditional massage. The overall experience is very relaxing, nurturing, and rejuvenating.
Great for people on the go, feel absolutely wonderful! This massage can be given on the table or in the massage chair. In just 30 minutes, experience major relief from neck and shoulder tension. It often releases headaches too!
Reiki is a Japanese form of energy work that cleanses and balances the energy system in the body. As a result, the body's natural self-healing mechanisms strengthen, helping to establish optimum health. During a session, I work directly with your energy field to remove blockages, detoxify your system, and restore your vital life force energy. Reiki utilizes a gentle laying on of hands and feels extreamly relaxing. The benefits of Reiki range from the release of habitual mental/emotional stress to alleviating chronic pain.
Reflexology is a type of bodywork that focuses on applying pressure to the specific nerve zones in your feet and hands. Unlike other foot or hand massages that intend to mostly relieve tension in the feet and hands themselves, reflexology is a far more in-depth science that aims to harmonize your entire body. According to reflexology, every part of the human body is mapped into your feet. Reflexology treatments have been found to be highly effective for conditions such as allergies, headaches, and depression.
CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle yet powerful technique that is effective in releasing neck and back pain as well as mental stress (among other things). It does this by optimizing the movement of cerebrospinal fluid through the spine and around the skull. Developed by physician William Sutherland, this therapy provides a very soothing and relaxing healing experience.
Prenatal Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Prenatal Massage helps release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation.
Sports Massage is a type of massage designed for highly active people who engage in athletics. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to injuries in both the short and long term. Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce pains and swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates. Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.