The lymphatic system’s job is to detoxify bodily fluids before they are circulated into the blood stream. The lymphatic system moves the fluids through the body and then to the liver. Toxemia and swelling are byproducts of the lymphatic system not working properly. Lymphatic massage reduces muscle and tissue swelling, which increases blood flow within the extremities, allowing the return to proper lymphatic functioning.
Myofascial release involves applying gentle, sustained pressure to the myofascial connective tissue restrictions. This type of massage relaxes the contracted muscles and increases venous and lymphatic drainage. Myofascial release treats somatic dysfunction and relieves the accompanying pain and limited range of motion.
Rehabilitative massage is designed to support healing of injuries and restoring full range of motion. Active Release, Myofascial Release, and Neuromuscular Therapy are examples of rehabilitative massage techniques that locate the source of spasms and tension. The therapist focuses on specific muscles to restore them to their optimal state.
The goal of a relaxation massage to allow your mind and body to unwind and decompress. This type of massage is gentle and less intense than other styles. The therapist gently works the upper layers of the muscle tissue to increase circulation and relaxation. It is a total experience to the senses as it is often performed in a relaxed setting, with candles, scented oils, and soothing music or sounds.
Sports massage emphasizes the connective tissues and deep muscular structures. The massage is applied using hard and deep strokes, combined with finger pressure. Sports massage is specifically designed to increase flexibility and prevent injuries. It is specifically designed for the types of injuries obtained during athletic activity.
Swedish massage increases circulation to more than four times your body's normal rate. The massage releases the stagnant toxins stored within the muscle fibers. The result is fresh oxygenated blood flow into the muscles, resulting in enhanced energy levels.
Warm Stone Massage
Warm stone massage is a unique approach that uses warm river stones in strategic spots to relax the muscles and increase circulation. Combined with manual massage, this treatment is sure to cause amnesia from all your cares and worries!