About Massage Therapy
There are a range of massage techniques that can be used, depending on the condition or injury. Our providers each offer a unique blend of skills and training, allowing them to treat a wide variety of complaints. Whether you’ve been prescribed a medical massage by your physician, been in a motor vehicle accident, have suffered a sports injury, are looking for an immune boost, or just looking to relax, we have a massage therapist for you. We encourage reading more about our providers in their individual bio sections to see which best fits you condition. You are always welcome to call our reception staff as well who can further guide you.
How Does Massage Support Optimum Health?
Aside from assisting in treatment of specific physical injuries, massage is an excellent tool for coping with stress. Using long, gliding strokes, with gentle rocking and kneading, muscles start to loosen and relax, breathing slows and deepens, and the heart rate decreases.
An added benefit, massage therapy boosts immune function by improving circulation. Improved circulation means that vital tissues are nourished and oxygenated, expediting the flow of lymph and removal of cellular waste.
Deep-tissue and myofascial therapies ease muscle tension and reduce pain, helping your body release chronic patterns of tension and discomfort.
Tui Na and Shiatsu are Chinese Medicine massage techniques that may also be used by some therapists and acupuncturists.
The whole experience—no matter which techniques are used—is restorative and nurturing. From the moment you step out of the noisy, hectic world into a quiet, darkened sanctuary, massage gives you the opportunity to be present in your body, at peace in your heart, and focused in your mind.
And, it feels really, really good.