Massage Therapy is not Just a Luxury!
From muscle-specific Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, and Jade Hot Stone Massage, our therapist draws from a variety of modalities to create each session specifically for you. Massage isn’t just for relaxation and pampering yourself. It’s a full-on healing modality.
Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals and even airports. If you’ve never tried massage, learn about its possible health benefits and what to expect during a massage therapy session.
What is massage?
Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, including these common types:
- Swedish massage. This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you.
- Deep massage. This massage technique uses slower, more-forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries.
- Sports massage. This is similar to Swedish massage, but it’s geared toward people involved in sports activities to help prevent or treat injuries.
- Trigger point massage. This massage focuses on areas of tight muscle fibers that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse.
- Prenatal Massage. This is similar to Swedish Massage; but geared towards women in their second and third trimesters, when the extra weight in the belly of the mother puts a strain on the back
- Lymphatic Massage. A lymphatic drainage is a form of therapeutic massage treatment. The massage uses very light pressure and long, gentle, rhythmic strokes to increase the flow of lymph and reduce toxins in your body