There are many different types of massage. Each has its benefits and purposes. There’s a list below of each type we offer so please refer to these descriptions to decided which you would like us to do for you. If there is something you know about that is not listed please ask if we do it. We might.
Deep tissue massage is best for giving attention to certain painful, stiff “trouble spots” in the body. The massage therapist uses slow, deliberate strokes that focus pressure on muscles, tendons, and other tissues deep under the skin. Deep tissue is less rhythmic than other types of massage, but can be quite therapeutic — relieving chronic patterns … Read More
Aromatherapy Massage Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy but done with essential oils added to the massage oil or lotion. The sense of smell is are attached to a part of the brain called the limbic system. The limbic system controls and influences the emotions and the nervous system and hormones. When you inhale essential oil molecules, … Read More
Focus Clinical massage therapy has a different focus of treatment. It’s designed to help soft tissue to maintain, develop, augment or rehabilitate the patient’s physical function. Clinical massage therapy can improve the function of joints and muscles, aid in the healing process, increase metabolism and improve circulation. Clinical massage is focused on a cause of … Read More
Medical Massage is basically the same as Clinical Massage but uses a different term. The objective is the same – treat an imbalance in the structure of the body so that ease can be restored to the traumatized areas that are causing pain. The place where the pain is emanating from is not usually the … Read More
Swedish massage therapy is the best known type of massage. It’s what that comes to mind when we think about massage. The main goal of the Swedish massage is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by treating the muscles with long, soft, kneading, strokes. As well as light tapping strokes on the top surface layers of … Read More