Looking for self-care, relaxation or rehabilitation treatment? The benefits of massage therapy are plentiful. Massage Therapy helps maintain and establish balance in the body, a therapeutic treatment benefits the body in so many positive ways. Below are just a few of the benefits of regular massage therapy treatment.
A therapeutic massage can treat (but is not limited to):
- Reduced muscle tension
- Chronic pain
- Improved circulation
- Stimulation of the lymphatic system
- Reduction of stress hormones
- Improve relaxation
- Increased joint mobility and flexibility
- Improved recovery of soft tissue injuries
At the beginning of your treatment your therapist will discuss your goals of the treatment and create a personalized treatment plan to address these concerns. Client education is one of our priorities during the treatment process, thats why we believe its important gives the individual the ability to provide more advanced self-care and maintain balance.
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative chinese medicine where the practitioner uses a form of suction (flame/vacuum) to draw the clients skin into the cup creating a tight seal. The therapist will determine if cupping therapy is the right modality to fit your needs, feel free to ask us if you are interested in cupping treatment. Benefits of cupping therapy are:
- Increase blood flow locally
- Reduce pain and inflammation
- Helps boost your lymphatic system
A form of traditional chinese medicine, acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into targeted areas of the body with the aim to balance one's energy. The stimulation of acupoints improves the body’s functions and promotes a natural self-healing process. This gentle treatment is beneficial to people of all ages, and can help with many ailments that surpass the soft tissue of the body. Some benefits include:
- Decrease pain and inflammation
- Reduce stress
- Promotes blood flow
- Improves immune system
Osteopathy focuses on facilitating the health of joints and muscles through non-invasive manual therapy, helping to strengthen the framework to the body and ultimately restore balance. This whole-body approach is used to find the underlying cause of pain and discomfort and treat them accordingly. Treatments are done fully clothed, with gentle hands-on techniques and mobilizations.
Thai Massage is a form of massage therapy that has the ability to lengthen muscle chains of the body, combining pressure, body manipulation, and twists that stimulate specific points. It involves stretching and specific strokes performed with the client wearing flexible/loose fitting clothing. Treatments are performed on floor mats and progress through various poses and positions while using specific massage techniques. Some of the main benefits of Thai Massage are:
- Increased flexibility
- Stimulate blood flow
- Unlock stagnant energy
- Open the joints and increase immunity
Prenatal massage is therapeutic treatment that focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through many changes during pregnancy. The practitioner may modify the treatment to fit the needs of the client. The benefits of prenatal treatment are plentiful, and we hope to make mom and baby more comfortable no matter what stage of pregnancy she may be in. Some benefits include:
- Reduced swelling and improve circulation
- Relieve joint, neck, back pain
- Alleviate headaches
- Improve sleep
Also known as ‘scraping’ this form of alternative chinese medicine is a common practice that uses an edged tool to glide along the skin. The action causes light discoloration of the skin known as petechaie, and is an effective treatment for connective tissue restrictions, relieving muscle tension, boosting circulation locally, and encouraging lymphatic drainage.