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Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic Massage

Massage that incorporates one or more modalities to help alleviate pain and restriction in the body and enhance relaxation and overall wellness. Each massage session is custom tailored according to the needs expressed by the client at the beginning of the session and through palpation of the body.

Our massage & bodywork treatments:

This is the most popular and familiar massage chosen for relaxation, rehabilitation and health maintenance. This massage includes long gliding strokes, kneading, cross fiber friction and vibration to stimulate the body’s nerves and activate a reflexive response.

Deep tissue massage targets specific areas of concern to alleviate symptoms of nerve impingement, muscle tears and sprains and chronic muscle pain. This type of massage focuses on the muscles and connective tissue lying deeper beneath surface muscles.

A trigger point is a rigid area caused by fibers sticking together in muscles, fascia or ligaments causing pain and restricted movement. Direct pressure is applied to constricted areas followed by stretching or easing of muscles into movement.

This type of therapy focuses on the fascia, or connective tissue that surrounds the muscles. Due to over use, inactivity, trauma or infection, fascia can become restricted resulting in pain and muscle tension. Gentle sustained pressure is applied in the direction restriction is felt to stretch and ease the fascia into releasing.

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