Medical Massage Therapy


Modalities Utilized


Shiatsu:
Used to increase circulation and prevent imbalances in the body, as well as aid in the soothing of the nervous system. By applying pressure to certain points on the body the natural recuperative powers of the body are generated and toxins are dispersed.

Reflexology:
A science which uses the theory that there are reflexes in the feet relative to every organ and all parts of the body. Stimulating these reflexes may help various health problems. And when has a foot massage ever felt anything but GREAT? Unless you are ticklish of course!

Deep Tissue:
Refers to a massage style that affects the deeper tissue structures of the body. This can hurt at times, but breathe deeply, exhale slowly and it will all be o.k. This massage is very helpful for chronic pain conditions.

Trigger Points:
Similar to the above style but utilizing specific points that act as a release of tension and pain.

Sports Massage:
Supports Your Fitness or Sports Program

Therapeutic massage can be an important adjunct to a fitness or sports program, helping you achieve your performance goals with minimum injury and pain.

Relieves tired and sore muscles.
Helps improve flexibility.
Relaxes tight muscles.
Reduces the anxiety of athletic competition.
Speeds recovery from strenuous physical exertion.

Swedish Massage:
Enhances general health and can be an important component of your health maintenance or wellness plan. It helps keep the body and mind functioning optimally.

Promotes well nourished and healthy skin.
Improves circulation of blood and lymph.
Relaxes muscles and improves joint mobility.
Improves immune system functioning.
Increased energy level.