Massage therapy shares a main common goal with holistic chiropractic care to treat the whole person rather than symptoms through natural, hands-on, drug-free techniques. When used in combination with each other, these therapies are preventative and restorative, helping to address the source of stress and pain so that you may achieve optimal health.
Swedish Massage Massage therapists use long smooth strokes, kneading, and circular movements on superficial layers of muscle using massage lotion or oil. Swedish massage therapy can be very gentle and relaxing.
Aromatherapy Massage Aromatherapy massage is particularly suited to stress-related conditions or conditions with an emotional component.
Hot Stone Massage Heated, smooth stones are placed on certain points on the body to warm and loosen tight muscles and balance energy centers in the body. The warmth is comforting. Hot stone massage is good for people who have muscle tension.
Deep Tissue Massage Deep tissue massage targets the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. Deep tissue massage is used for chronically tight or painful muscles, repetitive strain, postural problems, or recovery from injury.
Shiatsu Shiatsu is a form of Japanese bodywork that uses localized finger pressure in a rhythmic sequence on acupuncture meridians. Each point ish eld for two to eight seconds to improve the flow of energy and help the body regain balance.
Pregnancy Massage Pregnancy massage is used to reduce stress, decrease swelling, relieve aches and pains, and reduce anxiety and depression. The massage is customized to a woman’s individual needs.
Reflexology Although reflexology is sometimes called foot massage. Reflexology involves applying pressure to certain points on the foot that correspond to organs and systems in the body. Reflexology is very relaxing, especially for people who stand on their feet all day or jut have tired, achy feet.
Sports Massage Sports massage is specifically designed for people who are invovled in physical activity.