Medical Massage Therapy is the practice of kneading or manipulating a person’s muscles and other soft-tissue in order to improve their wellbeing or health. It is a form of manual therapy that includes holding, moving, and applying pressure to the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. Our approach promotes healing internally and externally, with an emphasis on good communications between patient and therapist.
Benefits Of Massage
- reduced muscle tension
- improved circulation
- stimulation of the digestive system
- reduction of stress hormones
- increased joint mobility and flexibility
- improved skin tone
- boosts metabolism
- reduced anxiety and depression
Deep Tissue Massage reaches deeper layers of muscles. It is used to break down knots and relieve pressure points throughout the body. This massage is beneficial for athletes and those who sit for long periods of time.
The goal of Swedish Massage is to melt away muscle tension and increase the blood flow to your heart. Swedish Massage is extremely therapeutic as it decreases muscle toxins, increases oxygen levels in the blood, and improves flexibility in the body.
Condition-specific massage is also sometimes called a sports massage and is often paired with Swedish Massage to outline treatment goals for relieving musculoskeletal conditions such as Carpal Tunnel, Sciatica, Tension Headaches, Plantar Fasciitis, and more.