Swedish massage therapy is most well-known and widely practiced type of therapeutic massage and for good reason... -pain management -increase blood flow -Reduced stress -improved immune system
Soft tissue manipulation techniques that balance the central nervous system (brain, spinal column and nerves) with the structure and form of the musculoskeletal system. NMT is based on neurological laws that explain how the central nervous system maintains homeostatic balance.
Professional or Recreational Athletes can benefit from Massage Therapy.
Helps restore full joint movement, decreases tissue soreness and fatigue, increases tissue pliability and improves posture. Muscles shorten, stiffen, or become tense from work, training, posture, gravity or stress. Tissues can be revitalized by proper nutrition, rest and exercise like Active Isolated Stretching.
A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release.
More vigorous than a general full-body massage. Sports Massage focuses on the particular muscles relevant to your athletic activity. I will concentrate on reducing or eliminating factors that interfere with your performance potential, such as muscle spasms, tendinitis and muscle fatigue.
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders. Some of the same strokes are used as classic massage therapy, but the movement is slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain.