As licensed clinical massage therapists we have the knowledge, skills and experience to work with a wide variety of conditions including but not limited to:
Chronic muscular tension
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
for health and wellness
Massage therapy helps relieve tension and stress, aids in easing muscle and joint pain, improves sleep and provides many other benefits that can help alleviate the symptoms of chronic pain.
Techniques utilizes long, flowing strokes, often but not necessarily in the direction of the heart. Six basic strokes: effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, compression and vibration are designed to increase circulationand blood flow. Oil, cream, or lotion is applied on the skin to reduce frictionand allow smooth strokes.
Trigger Point Therapy
Applies pressure to specific points, areas of a muscle that refers pain sensations to other parts of the body, leading to immediate release of tension and improved muscular functioning.
Deep Tissue/Sports Massage
A form of bodywork, benefiting any person engaged in regular physical activity. Soft tissue manipulation to increase performance, relax muscle spasm/strain, assists the body’s own healing process, injury prevention, speeds the recovery process from injury. Hydrotherapy uses water in its three forms-liquid, solid or vapor-in the treatment of the body.
A hands-on technique that seeks to free the body from the grip of tight fascia, or connective tissue, thus restoring normal alignment and function and reducing pain. Using their hands, therapists apply mild, sustained pressure to gently stretch and soften the fascia.
AIS Active Isolated Stretching
AIS is a specific stretching program developed by Aaron Mattes over 30 years ago. Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) method of muscle lengthening and fascial release is a type of Athletic Stretching Technique that provides effective, dynamic, facilitated stretching of major muscle groups.
Stress manifests itself physically. It may present as a headache, upset stomach and/or chronic muscular tension, causing pain. Stress is a prevalent component in today’s world which can negatively impact on an individual’s health and well-being. Massage therapy has been shown to be a means by which stress can be reduced significantly on physical and psychological levels.
Pregnancy Massage- advanced training
Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling).
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Oncology Massage- advanced training
An oncology massage is a client-specific, customized massage session designed to meet the unique and changing needs of someone in treatment for cancer or with a history of cancer treatment. A safe massage plan generally revolves around the side effects (both short- and long-term) of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.