Different Types of Massage
- Swedish Massage:
Swedish Massage is the most commonly offered and best known type of massage. [ more... ]
It was developed by a Swedish physiologist, Henri Peter Ling, at the University of Stockholm in 1812.
It uses a firm but gentle pressure to improve the circulation, ease muscle aches and tension, improve flexibility and create relaxation.
- Neuromuscular Therapy:
Neuromuscular Therapy is also called trigger point myotherapy. [ more... ]
The American Academy of Palm Management recognizes this form of massage therapy as an effective treatment for back pain caused by soft tissue injury (such as muscle strain).
- Sports Massage:
Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. [ more... ]
The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
- Staff Wellness Chair Massage:
This is a great way to say "Thank you, job well done". [ more... ]
Massage in the workplace has been proven to improve employee morale, increase productivity and creativity, reduce work-related injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome and decrease stress levels.
- Medical Massage:
Medical Massage is sometimes defined as medically necessary massage, which is usually prescribed by a physician. [ more... ]
Medical massage is generally practiced in relation to a specific goal focused on improving the health of patients.
This specialty is helpful to individuals who suffer from an assortment of health conditions, including repetitive motion injuries, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, muscle spasms, neuromuscular conditions, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, chronic headaches, whiplash, rotator cuff injuries, and soft-tissue injuries as well.
- Lypossage™ Therapy:
Smooth out cellulite, even take off inches with this special therapeutic treatment. [ more... ]
Intense, deep massage that concentrates on problem areas, such as where you have the most fat deposits or cellulite accumulation.
Reportedly, after the recommended series of treatments, skin is smoother, has less unsightly bulges, and many patients are even noticeably slimmer in treated areas.
Lypossage can be done on any of three zones: thighs, buttocks and abdomen; back, ribs, arms and chest; or face and head.