Skilled human touch reassures and nourishes. The sensitivity, trust and communication a good massage requires reminds us that working together gets us to places competition never could. There is no denying the power of bodywork. Regardless of the adjectives you assign to it (pampering or clinically therapeutic) or the reasons you seek it out (a treat, stress relief, pain management), massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.
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Balancing is a gentle style of massage based on the belief that there is an energetic body as well as a physical body and that injuries can affect both. The practitioner uses comfortable pressure and gentle traction to engage both body structure and body energy. Clients experience deep relaxation, internal organization, and improved function.
Craniosacral therapy uses gentle touch manipulation of your head, neck, and the bottom of your spine. Your neck, back, and hips will feel looser and freer
Designed to remove severe tension, deep tissue massage is a technique used to relieve both muscles and connective tissue below the surface. It helps to improve range of motion and heal injuries below the surface.
Medical massage incorporates many techniques to address muscle and skeletal issues diagnosed by a health care practitioner.
Myofascial Release uses specific techniques to stretch and repair the connective issue between your muscles (fascia). It helps your body heal properly from injuries and can restore range of motion
Myokinesthetic is used when there is any pain or injuries. The therapist assesses postures to identify the nerve associations potentially causing the issue.
European technique for frozen shoulder and other bodywork.
Neuromuscular Therapy uses a variety of trigger point techniques to provide a deep and lasting relaxation of your muscular problems
Pregnancy massage focuses on addressing the special needs of expecting women. Specially-designed massage tables, cushions, and side-lying postures are used to prevent putting pressure on the abdomen.
Sports massage uses a variety of massage techniques including cross fiber and cold laser designed to help your body feel freer and stronger. It is particularly great for those with active lifestyles.
Massage oil or cream is used with smooth, gliding strokes. Swedish massage uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension and create other health benefits. It is a classic massage that will ease your stress and allow you to slip into a calm state of relaxation.
Trigger point therapy focuses on the release of tension around specific nerve centers found throughout your body. It is great for relieving cramped and overused muscles.