Techniques and Applications Defined
Integrative Massage Therapy – Medical Massage/ Clinical Massage
Outcome based therapy applied and designed to reduce pain, regain movement, and aid in tissue recovery from trauma, injury, post surgery recovery and all manner of health challenges. A session involves a detailed health history intake including review of imaging reports, movement assessment, stated goal, and verbal feedback and active range of movement.
Neuromuscular and Trigger point therapy
Locating and deactivating painful tender points and referred pain by applying sustained pressure, active or passive movements, pressure against resistance and focused breath work.
Applying shear compression in various directions, rolling, tugging and stretching of the skin, muscle and fascia, to release dysfunctional bonds between fascia and muscle.
Pre or post event assessment and therapy designed to meet an athletes “sport specific” demands and support their training, performance, and recovery. All techniques are utilized.
Involves various modes of massage applied in a slow, repetitive, focused manner allowing access and release to the deep layers of soft tissue applied at with all levels of pressure.
PNF stretch technique
(Propriocetive Neuromuscular Facilitation.) Passive or active range of motion against resisted pressure for quick gains in range of motion and biomechanical function.
A full body Swedish Esalen style effective for deep restful relaxation. Applied at all levels of pressure.
Pre and post natal therapy which involves supportive positioning, lymphatic massage, nurturing massage and site specific techniques unique to each client’s process.
Gentle pressure and rhythmic circular movements applied in a systematic way to stimulate lymph flow and drainage, for site specific areas or full body.
A session appropriate to your status of care and recovery. From a very subtle laying on of hands to specific massage techniques.