My Services

Medical Massage

medical massage specMedical Massage is result oriented and the treatment is specifically directed to resolve conditions that have been diagnosed and prescribed by a physician.  The therapist may use a variety of modalities or procedures during the treatment, but will focus the "Medical Massage" treatment only on the areas of the body related to the diagnosis and prescription. 

deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage-sore shouldersThis type of massage uses a number of strokes similar to those found in Swedish massage, but with a focus on more intense pressure, slower strokes, and areas of chronic pain. The goal of Deep Tissue is to repair muscle and connective tissue that has become misaligned due to stress, trauma, repetitive motions, and lingering injuries. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders. Deep tissue massage works by physically breaking down these adhesions to relieve pain and restore normal movement.

neuromuscular massage

neuromuscular male massageNeuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is a comprehensive system of soft-tissue manipulation techniques that balance the central nervous system with the structure and form of the musculoskeletal system.  NMT also enhances the function of joints, muscles, and biomechanics of the body, and speeds healing by facilitating the release of the body's natural pain killers, endorphins.  Patients who suffer from acute to chronic pain benefit from receiving this type of massage.

sports massage

runnersThis type of massage is for anyone who routinely stretches their physical limits through movement such as running, cycling, hiking, swimming, dancing, tennis and other racquet sports, strength training and other aerobics activities. However, there are others who do strenuous activities in a day that is not normally classified as exercise. Examples are mothers with small children, gardeners, and others who use their bodies strenuously in their work.

trigger point therapy

diagram of painA bodywork technique that involves the applying of pressure to tenderness in the muscle tissue.  This type of massage is for anyone who needs relief from local pain and pain that is referred to other parts of the body.  In fact, it is estimated that 75% musculoskeletal pain maybe caused by the presence of trigger points.

 

swedish massage 

Swedish Massage femail Known as the "classic" massage that many people are familiar with, Swedish massage uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage (light touch), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (compression), and vibration. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and can not only reduce pain and joint stiffness, but can help those with limited motor function