Massage Therapy

What is Massage Therapy?

 

Massage therapy is a hands on therapy focused on moving soft tissues of the body.

 

Massage therapy can be used as a treatment of both acute and chronic conditions such as injuries, stress, muscle spasms, scoliosis, bad posture, migraines, tendonitis, arthritis, post surgery rehabilitation and more.

 

Massage therapy is not only for those who are stressed and/or in pain. Likewise, it benefits a wide range of patients due to its complexity of techniques.

Massage Therapy Techniques

Registered massage therapist count with multiple massage tools and techniques to help you treat your pain or condition. Here are some of the most popular massage techniques:

 

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is often used to relieve everyday stress and general aches and pains. It involves a gentle, slow, and rhythmic technique. The purpose of a Swedish massage is to calm the patient's mind and body.

 

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a restorative technique that focuses on breaking through muscle tissue. This technique benefits include greater range of motion, promote elimination of toxins, and increases nutrients to the muscles. This technique is used for acute and chronic pain conditions on a particular area.

Muscle Release Therapy

Muscle release therapy applies gentle and sustained pressure on a muscle in order to relieve any restriction it may have. This results in greater range of motion and influx of nutrients. This technique is used to tight or achy muscles and areas with restricted movement.

 

Trigger Point Therapy Massage

This massage technique consists of sustained pressure on specific muscle knots. It addresses pain, numbness and tingling sensation. It is good for sciatica, headaches, and muscle numbness.

 

Sports Massage

Sports massage enhances physical performance. Athletes often use it in all stages of play, training, or to help heal an injury.

 

Massage Therapy can treat...
  • Back, neck and joint pain

  • Plantar fasciitis,

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Whiplash

  • Sprain

  • Strain

  • Sciatica

  • Tendonitis

  • Asthma

  • Frozen shoulder

  • Chronic fatigue

  • Chronic pain

  • Postural problems

  • Scoliosis

  • Muscle tension

  • Stress

  • Insomnia

  • Many more!