Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.
The most common massage modality. It involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles. The benefits of Swedish massage include increased blood circulation, mental and physical relaxation , decreased stress and muscle tension, and improved range of motion.
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY
Also known as neuromuscular therapy, this modality requires alternating levels of pressure to release and resolve muscle spasm.
Soft tissue treatment that is used to release adhesions in the connective tissues. Increased circulation and lymphatic drainage are benefits of this type of massage and can be helpful in treating scarring and adhesions.
CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY
A very gentle form of bodywork that focuses on the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum in order to release stress and pain by relieving compression.