Involves an examination in which the root cause of the pain/disorder is discovered and rectified in a minimal number of visits(usually between 4 and 10 visits) depending on the severity of the disorder. Can help conditions such as low back and neck pain, Sciatica and Carpal Tunnel .
Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage that uses smooth, heated stones. They are basalt, a black volcanic rock that absorbs and retains heat. The heat is both deeply relaxing and helps tight muscles release. The therapist positions heated stones in specific points along your spine, in the palms of your hand, on your belly, or even between your toes to improve the flow of energy in your body.
Techniques that utilize deep-tissue/deep-muscle massage are administered to affect the sub-layer of musculature and fascia. These techniques require advanced training and a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology. It helps with chronic muscular pain and injury rehabilitation and reduces inflammation-related pain caused by arthritis and tendinitis. It is generally integrated with other massage techniques. .
The term “Swedish Massage” refers to a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeper muscles and bones, and rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart.