Your massage therapist will conduct a comprehensive assessment to help determine the best course of treatment and modalities to be used.
Deep Tissue Therapy
Slow and powerful stokes are used to target deeper muscle layers and connective tissue to help eradicate scar tissue and adhesions and to lessen muscle tension and trigger points.
Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)
Gentle pumping and stroking techniques are used to promote the flow of excess lymphatic fluid within the body when swelling, congestion or edema occurs.
Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage
Pregnancy, a state of wellness associated with physiological and emotional changes. The therapist will safely address the specific needs of pregnant and postpartum women, while being aware and sensitive to any contraindications and risks.
TMJ and Intraoral Treatments
For clients that suffer from TMJ dysfunction, headaches, or excessive jaw tension. Latex-free gloves are worn while working inside the mouth to release the muscles and fascia involved in chewing and clenching the jaw. This modality is used in conjunction with massage of the face, scalp, and neck muscles.
Silicone cups are used to manipulate soft tissues of the body. An effective way to reduce myofascial adhesions, increase blood flow and reduce pain.
Long strokes, kneading and deep circular movements are applied to the soft tissue structures of the body to induce relaxation and prevent or alleviate pain, muscle spasm, and stress.
Trigger Point Therapy
The focus of the massage treatment is to reduce “knots” that form within a muscle belly from overuse, poor posture or an injury. The muscle is warmed up, the trigger points are identified and digital pressure is applied, followed by a passive stretch.
Indications for breast massage include: congestion, sore or painful breasts, women recovering from lumpectomies or mastectomies who may be experiencing lymphedema, scar tissue, adhesions or loss of range of motion of the shoulder girdle. This modality is used in conjunction with massage of the arm, shoulder, back and neck muscles.
Using the healing properties of water to increase circulation, relieve pain or promote relaxation. Hot or cold hydrotherapy is available.
A contact-relax method of stretching commonly used in clinical environments to enhance both active and passive range of motion.
Massage techniques are applied to a surgical, burn or traumatic scar in hope to visually reduce the scar, increase range of motion, regain sensation, and decrease pain and discomfort.