Types of Massage
Deep tissue massage is a more intense level of massage, usually focusing on underlying areas of muscle or fascia. This form of massage is often used for athletes and previous injuries.
Swedish massage is what most people think of when they think of massage. Swedish massage is a traditional technique that focuses on long, flowing strokes to relax the body.
A deep, usually localized type of massage used for rehabilitation of muscles, ligaments and tendons after an accident (car wreck) or injury (hurt back or neck.) Usually rehabilitation takes 2-4 sessions.
This type of massage is designed to relax expectant mothers and to relieve pain that is associated with the pregnancy. Most therapists recommend waiting to have your first prenatal massage after the first 13 weeks. For your safety, a physician referral is required for those who are pregnant.
Hot stone massage uses black volcanic stones that are sterilized and heated to approximately 120 degrees. The massage therapist uses the stones to help relax problem areas during the massage.
Chair massage is a massage “to-go.” Chair massages are generally 15 minutes and are done with the client fully dressed and focus on the neck, shoulders and upper back.
Our massage therapists are qualified to treat patients with a variety of special conditions.
For your safety, a physician referral is required for those who are pregnant or undergoing cancer treatment.