Massage has been utilized in the treatment of illness and injury for thousands of years by health care practitioners. Chinese writings dating back to 2500 BC describe the use of this modality for a variety of medical purposes. Massage has been promoted as a treatment of choice for numerous conditions such as musculoskeletal injuries, cancer, stress, relaxation, and pregnancy. Our Licensed Massage therapists often uses techniques to aid an patients recovery as a treatment option with acupuncture session
Specific techniques that may help alleviate pain and aid in your recovery for diagnosed conditions. Can be used in conjunction with chiropractic, physical and acupuncture therapy. Also for pinched nerves, whiplash, back injuries, sciatica, and muscular trauma. Let us ease your discomfort with specialized techniques!
A tension headache, or concentration headache, can feel like there’s a tight band wrapped around your head, there is evidence that massages can provide relief for this kind of headache, Specifically, it helps relieve muscle tension in your head, neck, and shoulders (which might alleviate your headache symptoms).
If you’re dealing with constipation or other digestive issues, a stomach massage might help alleviate some of your discomfort. A 2016 study published in Gastroenterology Nursing found that abdominal massages helped people dealing with post-surgery constipation move their bowels and feel a little better.
Utilizes deep stroking and friction therapy to aid in healing muscle problems. Recommended for chronic muscle spasms, neck stiffness, tight shoulders, and stiff backs. The best massage for those who want a treatment that penetrates into deeper muscle layers to alleviate knots. A revitalizing tune-up to increase mobility!
massages positively impact stress, and diminished stress levels can help encourage sleep, besides having a bedtime ritual and reducing screen time before bed. By manually breaking tissue during massage your body releases lactic acid that will make you feel relaxed. A good massage after a long day with hot bath will help you fall right to sleep
Getting a massage during pregnancy can improve circulation, according to the American College of Obstretician and Gynyocology (ACOG). Just make sure you check with your doctor before booking an appointment and be sure to tell your massage therapist that you’re pregnant (even if you’re not showing).
Based on the principles of Eastern medicine, this technique consists of pressure points applied to specific areas called meridians. Upon request, we can also incorporate gentle stretching to stimulate the flow of energy. Deeply calms the body and mind!
A treatment that involves scraping a flat jade or rose quartz stone over the skin in upward strokes to relax stiff muscles and promote tissue drainage. People typically perform guasha on the back, neck, and shoulders to treat cold and flu symptoms as well as upper back pain. As you proceed, you will notice the “sha,” red blotches that indicate blood flow near the surface of your body. These indicate the presence of “blood stagnation;” if none exists, the skin will simply turn pink. Great for children and infants who cannot do cupping. Activates the body‘s drainage system in which excess fluids and impurities are removed from the tissues and ultimately removed by the kidneys. With this treatment you can look forward to pain relief, accelerated reduction in swelling, elimination of bruising at a faster rate, alleviation of numbness, and prevention of scar tissue formation.