I create an individual treatment plan for each of my clients. Each massage session can be one technique or an integration of techniques depending on each client’s needs.
Oncology massage is a comfort-oriented massage that can safely be administered to people with cancer, or post-cancer, regardless of the severity of their condition. Thoughtful care and training has gone into learning about metastasis, making adjustments for clients who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or have a history of cancer, surgical/medical procedures, and those who are at risk or have lymphedema.
Swedish massage is the foundation of all massage therapy. It is a relaxing treatment that also is very effective for increasing circulation, flexibility, and oxygen in the blood. It decreases muscle toxins and the stress hormone cortisol. These are just a few of the many benefits to massage.
Is a traditional Chinese Medicine technique dating back over thousands of years. Various sizes of soft silicone cups are used on the skin to create space within the tissue, increase blood flow, release tension, trigger points, etc.
Deep Tissue massage can be a firmer pressure going to a deeper level on the body or it can also be a sustained and gentle pressure targeting a deeper area of tissue and fascia. It can assist in many benefits such as alleviating stiffness, pain, and restore range of motion to name a few.
Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
This is a specific and active technique with the client’s participation to help increase range of motion, stretch and lengthen the muscle, and decrease pain.
Injury and Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA)
Injuries and accidents can be traumatic on the body, the brain and the nervous system. Massage can be therapeutic in reducing stress as well as to assist the body’s healing with injuries such as whiplash, headaches, back and limb pain.
Myofascial Release (MFR)
Everything in the body is connected with a connective tissue called Fascia. By using a hands-on technique with sustained pressure into the tissue you can decrease inflammation, hydrate tissue, eliminate pain, increase circulation, and range of motion.
Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)
Neuromuscular Therapy uses static pressure on points to relieve pain in the body.
Scar Tissue Mobilization
Scar tissue can be painful and limiting but it can be remodeled into healthy tissue. There are many ways to address scar tissue for different kinds of injuries. Depending on the area, a single type or a combination of varying techniques may be needed to include, Swedish, MFR, stretching, cross fiber, etc.