Massage Therapy

Discover the benefits of massage therapy, encompassing Swedish, deep tissue, sports, lymphatic, and prenatal techniques for comprehensive well-being

Swedish

Swedish massage is one of the most well-known and widely practiced forms of massage therapy. It was developed in the 19th century by Swedish physiologist Per Henrik Ling and later refined by Johan Georg Mezger. Swedish massage techniques are designed to promote relaxation, improve circulation, relieve muscle tension, and enhance overall well-being.

Benefits:

  • Relaxation of the body and mind
  • Reduction of stress, anxiety, and tension
  • Improved circulation, which can promote healing and reduce inflammation
  • Relief from muscle stiffness, soreness, and discomfort
  • Enhancement of overall well-being and mood

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on reaching the deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues within the body. This massage applies more intense pressure to target specific areas of tension and chronic pain. Deep tissue massage therapists use a variety of techniques to apply firm pressure to the muscles and connective tissues. In addition to gliding pressure, friction, trigger point, and myofascial release. Problem areas and tailor the treatment to address their individual needs.

Benefits:

  • Reduction of pain and discomfort associated with conditions such as back pain, neck pain, and fibromyalgia
  • Improved posture and range of motion
  • Enhanced recovery from injuries or overuse
  • Promotion of relaxation and stress management

* Individuals with certain medical conditions or injuries, such as recent surgeries, fractures, or severe osteoporosis, may need to avoid deep tissue massage.

Pregnant women should consult with their healthcare provider before receiving deep tissue massage, as some techniques and positions may not be suitable during pregnancy.

It’s essential to drink plenty of water after a deep tissue massage to help flush out toxins released from the muscles and prevent dehydration.

Sports

Sports massage, tailored for athletes and active individuals, enhances performance, prevents injuries, and aids in recovery. It combines various techniques like deep tissue and Swedish massage, tailored to the athlete's needs and activity. Pre-event massage prepares muscles for exertion, while post-event massage aids in recovery and soreness reduction. Regular sessions promote physical condition, prevent injuries, and support long-term athletic performance.

Lymphatic (Vodder Method)

The Vodder Method of Lymphatic Drainage Massage, created by Dr. Emil Vodder in the 1930s, uses gentle, rhythmic movements to stimulate the lymph system, crucial for immune function and fluid balance. This respected technique encourages lymph flow towards nodes for purification, offering a gentle yet effective way to boost lymphatic health and overall well-being

Benefits:

  • Detoxification of the body by removing waste and toxins from the lymphatic system
  • Improved immune function by enhancing lymphatic circulation and lymphocyte activity
  • Relief from conditions such as lymphedema, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Promotion of relaxation and stress reduction

Prenatal Massage

Prenatal massage addresses the unique needs and discomforts during pregnancy.Gentle pressure is applied to areas of tension, focusing on relieving common pregnancy discomforts such as backaches, leg cramps, swelling, and joint pain. The therapist may use a variety of techniques, including Swedish massage, which involves long strokes, kneading, and circular movements, as well as techniques specifically tailored for pregnant women.

Benefits:

  • Reduction of muscle tension and stiffness
  • Alleviation of stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Improvement in circulation, which can help reduce swelling and edema
  • Relief from headaches and migraines-Better sleep quality
  • Enhanced overall well-being
  • *While prenatal massage is generally safe, there are some precautions pregnant women should take:
  • Avoid massage during the first trimester unless specifically approved by a healthcare provider.

Massage

We offer 60 or 90 minutes massages for our clients. You may choose from Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Method) , Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Sports, Geriatric, Amna Japanese, Hot Stone, Pre-natal, or Trigger Point Therapy. Male or Female therapists are available upon requests. Call us at 201-748-2137 or book online

* Please get in touch with us for most up-to-date pricing

Add-ons:

Reflexology
Hot Stone
Cupping
Cranial Sacral
Aromatherapy

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