Therapeutic massage is used to work on a specific problem in relieving pain, stress and improving function of specific area. This form of massage is specific to individual condition/need and can be integrative in incorporating a variety of modalities during the client's session. The massage therapist will discuss with client the various modalities prior to application. Examples of modalities applied during session may include: heat, ice, cupping, taping, stretching
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to gently and rhythmically move the lymph through the body, especially swollen areas of the body, relieving pressure and enhancing the functioning of the immune system. As both a preventative and remedial technique, LD can be used for a wide range of purposes including faster recovery from injury, reduction of swelling and discomfort from pregnancy, and strengthened resistance to illness.
Craniosacral therapy is a gentle hands on noninvasive form of bodywork to include the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum. This form of therapy releases restrictions in the central nervous system in treating pain and dysfunction associated with issues such as migraines, chronic neck/back pain, concussions, spinal cord injuries, stress/anxiety, fibromyalgia, PTSD and many more.
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries. Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to make sure you don't get too uncomfortable. Keep in mind that soreness is pretty common after the treatment, and that plenty of water should be ingested to aid with the flushing and removal of toxins that will have been released from the deep tissue during the session.
Pregnancy Massage is a style of bodywork designed specifically for pregnant women. Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. Using various techniques specially developed for the expecting mother, Pregnancy Massage helps release the pain and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. The benefits are profound, including emotional support, the relief of joint pain due to extra weight and postural imbalance, and improved breathing and relaxation.
Oncology Massage is a special type of massage developed specifically for cancer patients. Cancer patients have unique needs which must be addressed to make sure that a massage is beneficial to their health. Care is taken to maintain a relaxing session environment for the client to achieve the maximum benefit of their massage.
Cupping therapy is a modality used to reduce pain, inflammation, scar tissue, fascia restrictions and increase blood and lymph flow. Cups are placed on the areas of restricted tissue to lift and separate tissues creating space to allow lymph and blood to move out. This modality is performed manually with cups as well as vacuum system with cups and 'gliding' motion across the body.
Reflexology is a type of bodywork that focuses on applying pressure to the specific nerve zones in your feet. Unlike other foot massages that intend to mostly relieve tension in the feet themselves, reflexology is a far more in-depth science that aims to harmonize your entire body. According to reflexology, every part of the human body is mapped into your feet. Reflexology treatments have been found to be highly effective for conditions such as allergies, headaches, and depression.