This treatment will help clear up congestion, ease headache, decrease inflammation, and help you breath easier.
Your therapist will use an integrative approach to this treatment dependent upon your specific issues. You will typically be supine (face up) with an incline if needed. Hot stones, essential oils, steam towels, acupressure, lymphatic drainage, neuromuscular therapy, and tapotament may be used. Not only will you breath easier after this treatment, but you will feel immensely relaxed.
This treatment is aimed at reducing foot pain. Whether just sore and swollen from standing at work all day, cramping at night, arthritis, plantar fasciitis or neuropathy, your feet need special attention. Did you know 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons & ligaments are in your foot?
This treatment increases circulation, calms the nerves, decreases swelling, reduces tension, and calms the mind.
Your therapist uses an integrative approach to this treatment depending on your specific needs and may include acupressure, reflexology, hot stone or steam towel, Kansu bowl, essential oils, and ROM.
Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. A combination of massage techniques and stretching are incorporated, clients are asked to arrive to the appointment in comfortable athletic clothing.
Sports Massage is broken down into
Pre-event: Performed up to 30min - 24 hours before competition. A light, invigorating session designed to prepare your body and mind for your event.
Inter-event: Performed between competitions on the same day and lasts about 10 minutes, concentrating on main muscles stressed during activity. Inter-event massage improves muscle recovery between repeated bouts of strenuous activity.
Post-event: Performed within 48 hours after competition lasting 15-90 minutes. This session focuses on restoring the body to its pre-event condition by reducing recovery time, treating injuries and relaxing muscles.
Maintenance: 30-90 minute weekly or bi-monthly sessions designed to reduce recovery time between intense workouts, decrease muscle tightness, release holding patterns and reduce the potential for injury.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a gentle, noninvasive modality designed to assist lymph flow. Lymph vessels are found throughout the body, but 70% of the vessels are located just below the skin. By using light, rhythmic, and targeted massage techniques, practitioners assist the body in clearing sluggish tissue of waste and swelling.
Hot stone massage is a type of massage that involves the use of smooth, heated stones that the placed on the body and used as tools in the during the massage. The penetrating heat and weight of the stones warm and relax tense muscles so the therapist can work deeper, more quickly. Basalt stones are heated in water, to about 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Stones are placed on specific points varying depending on areas of muscle tension and the client's health history. Typically stones are placed along both sides of the spine, in the palms of the hand, on the legs, or between the toes.