Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), prefer slower work, and those who have sustained physical injury. It is common to experience mild to moderate soreness a day or two after your session. Deep tissue work varies greatly and is customized for the individual body type.
Swedish massage uses long, flowing strokes to promote relaxation with a nurturing focus. Swedish Massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, increase the elasticity in the tissues, flexibility, and reduce chronic paint cycles. Swedish massage works with the lymph system by flushing and eliminating waste and greatly assist individuals with poor circulation. It is also tremendously helpful in restoring better sleep patterns and lessens tension held in the body which creates a better sense of overall wellbeing.
Sports massage is a systematic manipulation of the soft tissues of the body that focuses on muscles relevant to a particular sport using a melding of techniques simular to Swedish but with more specificity. Often there is a trigger point and stretching methods incorporated into the session. These movements and techniques are used in aiding the athlete’s body achieve maximum performance and physical conditioning with a decreased chance of injury or pain and a quicker recovery time. This type of massage is ideal for sore muscles.
Fascial/Structural massage is typically done in undergarments or a bathing suit. Little to no lubricant is used to properly restructure the fascial network. Much of the session work is done on a treatment table, though some moves are performed while seated on a stool or standing. You and your therapist will determine together the right depth of the massage. Structural work helps free the client from tension and postural deviations that accumulate over the years from injuries or habitual patterns. For optimal results, several fascial/structural massage treatments are usually required.
Pregnancy often presents with muscular imbalances, soreness, swelling, and anxiety for expectant mothers due to changes that occur in the body. Ligaments naturally stretch and the center of gravity shifts forward as your baby grows. Prenatal massage are performed with pillows and bolsters to support mother and baby in a comfortable side-lying position. A combination of safe massage movements, stretches, and pain/swelling relief techniques are applied to help revitalize and relax the expectant mother.
The Kinesio Taping® Method is a rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to help facilitate lymphatic drainage, decrease pain and inflammation and jump start the body's healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints. Unlike traditional sports taping, Kinesio® tape allows the client to have access to full range of motion without creating restrictions to soft tissue structures that encourage joint stability but decrease movement. Kinesio® Tape is latex free, water resistant, and will remain on the skin for 1-3 days. Kinesio tape is successful at treating orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and other limitations, injuries, and conditions. Taping can be performed as a stand-alone treatment or an add-on service.
Movement therapy combines various modalities, which can include breath work, physical movements, stretches, yoga, neuromuscular re-education or mindfulness tools. Different modalities are skillfully sequenced together in unique combinations that are tailored to each clients specific goals. Movement therapy can be used decrease anxiety, improve strength, balance, or cardiovascular endurance, reduce stress, alleviate chronic pain, recovery from an injury, or strength the mind-body connection,
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