Therapeutic Massage Therapy
Therapeutic treatment using Swedish massage techniques to work on the body’s soft tissue (muscle, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints). The massage treatment is individually customized to focus on relieving your muscular aches & pain, reduce tension, release knots, improve circulation and restore the range of motion to joints.
Available in 30, 45, 60 & 90 minute durations.
Pre-natal Massage Therapy
As a Pre-natal specialist, my Pre-natal massage is therapeutic and will focus on alleviating pregnancy related symptoms such as; lower and upper back pain, muscle discomfort, leg cramps, sciatica, fatigue, reduce swelling and headaches. Therapeutic pre-natal massage can also help to increase blood circulation, calm the nervous system, relieve overall stress and enhance sleep. Exceptional care and consideration will be provided to the expectant mother with maximum support and comfort while on the treatment table. Firm pressure can still be applied during a pre-natal massage, but it is recommended that deep pressure be avoided in certain regions of the body.
A 60 minute duration is recommended.
TMJ Dysfunction Treatment
A specialized massage therapy treatment which focuses on pain and discomfort from joint compression and muscular tightness in the Temporo Mandibular Joint (the jaw). Massage techniques are utilized to help re-pattern the jaw mechanics to address jaw pain, mechanical asymmetry, clicking, and can improve your bite. Treatment will included both external and intra-oral work.
A 60 minute treatment is recommended.
Deep Tissue Performance Massage
Deep tissue performance massage is a therapeutic massage designed to enhance athletic performance, pre-event readiness, facilitate in post-event recovery, and optimize function during fitness training. This massage will benefit athletes of all levels or any fitness enthusiast. Utilizing Swedish massage techniques to engage the deeper soft tissue layers, the massage will focus on improving subtleness and flexibility of the muscles and joints, improve blood circulation, speed up the healing process and injury prevention.
During a deep tissue performance massage, strong pressure, squeezing and kneading movements will be applied to stimulate the internal layers of the muscles. The use of myofascial release, joint mobilizations, trigger point release, cross-fiber frictions and neuromuscular facilitated stretching techniques will be implemented during the treatment. Hot and cold hydrotherapy may be used where indicated.
A 60 minute duration is recommended to address one or two problem areas.
A 90 minute duration is recommended for a full body treatment addressing several problem areas.
Therapeutic Hot Stone Massage
Smooth, heated basalt stone are integrated into a therapeutic full body massage. The warmth and energy from the hot stones combined with the pressure of the massage techniques are used to loosen stiff muscles and joints. Therapeutic hot stone is recommended for releasing stress, decreasing muscle soreness, increasing circulation and overall full body relaxation. A combination of Swedish massage techniques will be applied manually and using the hot stones.
Full body hot stone treatment is 75 minutes in duration.
Stay tuned for updates on my new massage studio starting November 2018