Types of Massage

We realize that each client has different needs. All of our therapists are certified in NEUROMUSCULAR THERAPY, and have furthered their knowledge by learning various techniques and modalities.  Additionally, some of our therapists are certified personal trainers, yoga instructors and come from a medical background.

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Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)

Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is a specialized form of manual therapy that utilizes static pressure on specific myofascial points to relieve pain. This technique manipulates the soft tissue of the body (muscles, tendons and connective tissue) to balance the central nervous system.

Relaxation Massage or Swedish Massage

Relaxation Massage or Swedish Massage uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation and ease muscle tension.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage involves using direct deep pressure of friction applied across the grain of the muscles. This direct pressure works by physically breaking down these adhesions to relieve pain and restore normal movement.

Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage uses heated basalt stones as tools both by gliding over the skin and being placed on certain areas of the body. The heat from the stones relaxes muscles and increases the blood flow to the area being worked on which further accelerates the healing process.

Reiki

Reiki is a safe, gentle, non-invasive form of healing that increases energy, reduces pain, produces deep relaxation, and a general feeling of well-being. Through the creation of deep relaxation, it can help the body trigger its self-healing abilities, create balance, and reduce the side effects of excessive stress, medications, or medical procedures.

CranioSacral

CranioSacral is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.

Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping is the definitive rehabilitative taping method within the international medical community. This latex free athletic tape can help reduce pain, increase endurance, promote circulation and reduce edema.

Reflexology

Reflexology is the practice of massaging or applying pressure to parts of the fee, or sometimes the hands and ears, with the goal of encouraging a beneficial effect on other parts of the body, or to improve general health.

Prenatal or Pregnancy Massage

Prenatal or Pregnancy Massage is massage therapy performed during pregnancy after the first trimester that can reduce anxiety, address the inevitable discomforts associated with the skeletal and circulatory changes and relieve muscle aches and joint pains.

Massage Cupping

Massage Cupping is the application of various shaped cups that suction onto your back, drawing out the body’s toxins. The cups are left on and moved around the body. After they’re removed, you may be left with circular marks, called a ‘cup kiss’ in varying shades depending on the amount of toxins in the body.

Thai Massage

Thai Massage is a type of massage in Thai style that involves stretching and deep massage.  This form of bodywork is usually performed on the floor with the client wearing comfortable clothing allowing for movement.  No oil is used in Thai massage.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils of your choice added to your massage.

Sports

Sports is also known as athletic massage and is simply massage on someone who is athletically involved in regular activity. Sports massage can be both pre and post event and/or maintenance massage.

Rolfing

Rolfing is a holistic system of soft tissue manipulation and movement education that organizes the whole body in gravity.  Manipulation of the muscle fascia is believed to yield therapeutic benefits, including that clients stand straighter, gain height and move better through the correction of soft tissue fixations or dystonia.

Ear Candling

Ear Candling is an ancient universal form of therapy used by many cultures around the world to relieve tinnitus (ringing in the ear), swimmers ear, reduce excessive sinus pain and pressure, assist with headaches, and help to unplug ears that can relieve itchiness and symptoms of allergies.

Success Stories

 

I just had my first laser treatment on my right deltoid/bicep.  INCREDIBLE!  It has hurt for a while but I could hardly move my arm this morning.  I scheduled with Eric for bodywork and he suggested the Diowave Laser and now I am hooked!  Pain is almost gone.  Thank you for this wonder treatment!

Meg S.

 

After a baseball career of over 20 years and being very athletic during the off season and even after retirement, the hands of time begin to catch up with me.  Wrist pain, knee pain and even low back pain were just a few of my aches and pains I have been experiencing.  Diowave Laser Therapy is just what I needed.  It has helped relieve my pain and allowed me to be active.

Jim P., Hall of Fame Baseball Pitcher

In January of 2017 I was hit by a car as a pedestrian in a cross walk.  I suffered numerous injuries and I am possibly facing a 5th surgery.  Kim was able to provide many different treatment options including Neuromuscular Massage and Laser therapy during my recovery both pre and post-operatively.  She also worked closely with my Doctors and Physical therapist to provide the best care possible.

Randy N.

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