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About Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is the manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance health, and well being. It relieves muscle tension and pain, increases flexibility and mobility, and helps clear lactic acid and other waste, resulting in reduced pain and stiffness in muscles and joints. The nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems also benefit from the therapeutic effects of massage.

Treatments

  • Sports Massage

    Sports massage uses a variety of techniques that include range of motion, acupressure, and specific deep tissue manipulation, to maintain, rehabilitate enhance and relax soft muscle tissue. It is used to help athletes recover from competition, training and injuries. Read More

     
  • Pregnancy Massage

    Pregnancy massage may help with the associated physiological, psychological and emotional changes experienced by the mother-to-be The client is massaged in the side lying position. Usually a light to moderate massage that targets areas of discomfort caused by the expanding body, eg lower back, hips neck and shoulders, calves and feet.
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  • Deep Tissue

    Deep Tissue massage is a massage technique that focuses on the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fibers of the muscles, tendons and fascia.
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  • Neuromuscular Therapy

    Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is a branch of massage therapy that attempts to problem-solve long standing myofascial pain and dysfunction.
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  • Swedish/Relaxation Massage

    Swedish massage refers to a variety of techniques, specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeper muscles and bones, and rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart.
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  • Myofascial Release

    Myofascial release refers to the manual massage technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia (the white connective tissue) and muscles with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion, and correcting postural distortions.
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