Massage Therapy Modalities Explained
Great for relaxation, the Swedish massage technique employs long, connective strokes as well as kneading, friction, vibration, and percussion. These strokes, as well as variations in pressure, help to reduce physical and emotional stress.
Russian Sports Massage:
Based on Swedish massage techniques, Russina sports massage helps to relieve fatigued muscles and, but can also help to develop muscle mass and muscle tone. While this is the best treatment for an athlete, it can also be very relaxing and therapeutic for any body, no matter what physical condition you are in.
Trigger Point Massage:
This is one of the best modalities to help with chronic pain and dysfunction such as: TMJ, sciatic pain, and carpal tunnel. It involves a sustained pressure in one specific problem area followed by rapid massage techniques with the goal of flushing out dead, stagnant tissue and oxygenating the tissues to facilitate the healing process
Deep Tissue Massage:
By lengthening muscle tissue through the use of slow, deep strokes, deep tissue massage is the most effective modality for bringing the body back into alignment so it can function more efficiently.
A holistic method of health care involving pressure at specific points to balence the body’s energy, relieve pain and dysfunction, and promote general health. Excellent for a varitey of problems, such as; PMS, headaches, and chronic pain.