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Massage

   

    Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues for the purpose of normalizing muscles and systems of the body.

Massage can improve the flow of blood and lymphatic fluids to reduce muscular tension and lactic acid.

 

    While massage therapy is applied primarily with the hands, sometimes the forearms or elbows are used. Massage is designed to affect the nervous system through stimulation or sedation, and to enhance tissue healing.

 

    These techniques affect the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic, nervous, and other systems of the body. ​The basic philosophy of massage therapy embraces the concept of "aiding the ability of the body to heal itself."

Therapy offered to Humans

Medical Massage

Specific treatment protocols designed to rehabilitate muscular concerns through targeted modalities.

Deep Tissue

Therapeutic

Releases chronic tension in the body through slow strokes and deeper pressure on contracted muscles.

More Therapy for Humans

Trigger Point Therapy, Therapeutic Intercostal Treatment, Lymphatic Massage, Reflexology, 

Scar Tissue Reduction, Basham Technique, Chair Massage, Traction, Geriatric Massage, Stretching, Neuromuscular Reeducation (NMR)

Swedish Massage

Focusing on relaxing sore muscles and easing stress. Long gliding strokes, percussion, kneading and stretching in the direction of blood returning to the heart all help overall relaxation.

Pre-natal/Infant

This is tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and to just make her feel better.

While infant massage provides nurturing touch to improve health, sleep patterns and away of communicating with the baby through physical touch to show love.

Benefits of Massage

What are the health benefits of massage?

Massage has many health benefits for both body and mind!   Studies have shown massage can help with:

​Flexibility - Posture - Relaxation

Stress Reduction

Occupational / Repetitive use
 Injuries / Surgeries

Circulation - Anxiety - Headaches
Fibromyalgia

Insomnia related to stress
Myofascial pain syndrome
Soft tissue strains or sprains
Sports injuries
Temporomandibular joint pain

Carpel tunnel

Thoracic outlet syndrome

Neck/Low Back discomfort