Massage therapists use a combination of kneading, stroking, rubbing and vibration techniques. The focus is on parts of the body that experience or cause pain.
Deep Tissue Massage – manipulation of both superficial and deep layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, and promote relaxation and well-being.
Reflexology Massage – is a separate practice that applies pressure to reflex zones on your feet, hands or outer ears to affect your entire body. The aim of reflexology is to “create homeostasis, which means that the organs in the body are all working together and at their best”.
Shiatsu Massage – also known as acupressure, is a point-pressure massage using the fingers. It is designed to help regulate the flow of energy within the body. During a shiatsu massage, thumb, fingers, palms or feet to the body apply pressure. This type of massage helps produce a deep relaxation increases energy levels and brings balance to the body.
Remedial Massage – is a hands-on technique that gently massages the muscle tissue. Because it works deeper than regular relaxing massage, its effects are usually deeper and longer lasting. Remedial massage can be used to prevent or heal an injury. A holistic treatment that is working for the whole body and to improves total health.