Types of Massage

There are many different types of massage therapy and our massage therapists are trained in their individual specialties.

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Deep Tissue

Deep Tissue Massage uses slow strokes and direct pressure or friction techniques that follow or go across the grain of tight layers of deep muscle tissue. Believed to be helpful for relieving chronic muscular pain and reducing  inflammation related to arthritis and tendonitis.

Injury Care

Injury Care massage uses a combination of specific techniques that can include  cross-fiber friction, stretching, and other movement therapy. Believed to  reduce and eliminate pain by preventing scar tissue formation in injured area.

LomiLomi

Lomi Lomi massage, which is sometimes called Hawaiian massage), uses two handed, forearm, and elbow to deliver continuous,  flowing, broad strokes that cover larger areas. Cross fiber friction techniques  also used. Somewhat similar to Swedish Massage.

Lymphatic Drainage

Lymhatic Drainage massage uses slow, gentle pressure and rhythmic movements to  increase the rate of action within the lymphatic system. Believed to be helpful  in boosting the immune system, removing excess fluid from muscles, and speeding  recovery from some injuries involving swelling.

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release massage is a form of deep tissue massage. Uses prolonged  stretching strokes to relieve tension in the fascia (a network of  interconnected tissue located throughout the entire body that surrounds cells,  organs, and entire systems).

Neuromuscular

Neuromuscular massage uses finger pressure to apply deep pressure and  manipulation to the soft tissues of the body (muscles, tendons and connective  tissue). Assists with balancing the central nervous system (brain and spinal  cord) with the muscular and skeletal systems. Believed to relieve muscle spasms and pain by releasing trigger points (knots of muscle tension that refer pain  to other areas of the body).

Pre-/Post-Natal

 

PRE / POST NATAL: Uses specific techniques and positioning of client to  accommodate pregnancy. Believed to assist in reducing swelling and fatigue,  enhancing energy, and relaxing the nervous system.

 

Reflexology

Reflexology uses the fingers to apply deep  pressure to specific reflex points on the hands and feet that correspond to specific organs of the body. This technique is believed to trigger the body’s  natural healing abilities by stimulating and restoring flow of energy to affected organs and pathways.

Seated Chair

Seated Chair Massage may use a combination of Swedish, Shiatsu, and other  techniques while client remains clothed and seated in a specific type of chair  designed for massage. Focuses on muscles of the back and neck areas and is  intended largely to induce relaxation

Sport

Sport Massage uses particular techniques delivered at specific times before,  during, and after training routines. Believed to relieve or reduce muscle  soreness and recovery periods, prevent and treat injuries, promote flexibility,  and reduce inflammation. May combine multiple techniques including Keep in Touch Massage Sports Massage stretchingSwedish  Massage, cross-fiber friction, pressure point, and others.

 

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