Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
- Decreased anxiety
- Enhanced sleep quality
- Greater energy
- Improved concentration
- Increased circulation
- Reduced fatigue
Therapeutic massage coupled with proper nutrition and supplementation as a preventive measure of an ongoing care regimen can mean fewer visits to the doctor, fewer co-pays, prescriptions, and over-the-counter medications
Wellness and Relaxation
The most common form of massage. A system of smooth, definitive strokes and gentle kneading to induce relaxation of the muscles and enhance one’s overall well being.This type of massage increases circulation and has been sited as improving one’s immune system.
THERAPEUTIC, MEDICAL ANd PAIN MANAGEMENT
This massage is beneficial in treating many musculoskeletal pathologies which include but are not limited to Sciatica, Carpal Tunnel, TMJ, Plantar Fasciitis, Migraines, Fibromyalgia, Frozen Shoulder, Whiplash, Scoliosis, Tendonitis, Bursitis and pain associated with disc herniations.
An orthopedic focused therapy that provides relief of chronic and acute pain, increases Range of Motion, enhances flexibility and reconditions impaired muscle function. This approach incorporates Swedish Techniques, Myofacsial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy coupled with Passive, Active or Resisted stretching techniques
Works into deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to smooth and separate muscle fibers and break up scar tissue for rehabilitative purposes. Application of pressure to "trigger points" - painful, irritated areas in muscles, that when released, restore circulation and proper functioning of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
Research shows that chair massage can increase employee effectiveness and reduce turnover. Chair massage is a brief stress reducing massage performed while the client is sitting in a special supportive and comfortable chair. Each session can last anywhere from 5-20 minutes. No lotions or oils are used, and therapeutic work is done typically on back, neck, shoulders, and arms.
Massage during pregnancy can relieve fatigue, headaches, leg cramps, calm an active baby and enhance sleep. In addition massage can stimulate blood flow, which may assist in reducing anemia and edema.