Manipulation of the body's soft tissue to stimulate circulation and promote relaxation. Therapeutic or medical massage incorporates many techniques to address muscle and skeletal issues. This massage is individually tailored to your specific needs and goals. Rather it be relaxation, deep tissue, area specific or any combination to address your specific areas.
Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements,
sports massage is a useful component in a balanced training regimen. Sports massage can be used to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. It can promote flexibility, reduce fatigue, improve endurance, help prevent injuries and prepares the body and mind for optimal performance.
Kinesiology tape offers structural or muscle support; it can correct postural problems and increase blood flow and lymphatic drainage. When the tape is applied correctly, it achieves the last of these effects by lifting the skin to create a small space between the muscle and dermis layers. That space takes the pressure off swelling or injured muscles, allows smooth muscle movement and makes space for drainage and blood flow.
Prenatal massage is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the dramatic changes of pregnancy. It enhances the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue. The gentle, noninvasive approach of prenatal massage can ease discomfort associated with pregnancy, help the mother-to-be prepare for labor and give her nurturing emotional support.
Massage for Children
Yes, Even kiddos need a massage from time to time! Children have unique needs at each age, from sports, band and play to backpack bumps and tight muscles from cell phones and other tech use.
Our office also has experience with children with special needs(from autism to cerebral palsy). If you are interested in seeing if our office can help, PLEASE give us a call to discuss your child's specific needs!
Reiki is used for deep relaxation. It uses a technique commonly called palm or hands on healing.
Through the use of this technique, practitioners transfer universal energy (i.e., reiki) in the form of qi (Japanese: ki) through the palms, which they believe allows for self-healing and a state of equilibrium.
Myofascial release is a manipulative treatment that attempts to release tension in the fascia due to trauma, posture, or inflammation. Connective tissues called fascia surround the muscles, bones, nerves, and organs of the body.
Deep Tissue and Relaxation Massage
DEEP TISSUE: 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.
A smooth, gentle, flowing style that promotes general relaxation, relieves muscular tension, plus improves circulation and range of movement. Your therapist will aim to relax, revive and rejuvenate you at a massage depth that does not cause discomfort.