Various Manual Techniques:
The most common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This can also combined with movement of the joints.
Trigger Point Massage
Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. You can experience a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment. Receiving massage with trigger point therapy on a regular basis can help naturally manage pain and stress
Deep Tissue Massage
Massage therapists uses slow, deliberate strokes that focus pressure on layers of muscles, tendons, or other tissues deep under your skin. Deep tissue massage can be quite therapeutic; relieving chronic patterns of tension and helping with muscle injuries.
Sports massage uses a variety of approaches to help athletes in training before, during or after sports events. You might use it to promote flexibility and even help in preventing injuries.
Reflexology uses hand, thumb, and finger techniques to stimulate certain areas of the feet. These areas are believed to correspond to different parts of the body. The massage, then, is expected to promote health and well-being.
During pregnancy, your body goes through major changes. Pregnancy massage can help with these changes by reducing stress, decreasing arm and leg swelling and relieving muscle and joint pain. Massage may be particularly helpful during a time when medication and other medical options may be limited.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is the part of lymphedema treatment that patients usually refer to as “massage.” The manipulation involved uses very light pressure to stimulate the lymph vessels that lie just beneath the skin. Since these vessels are small and thin, the gentleness of the pressure is essential.
Neuromusculo Fascial Alignment (NFA)
A combination of ART and MAT which helps restore optimal motion and function of the soft tissue and release any entrapped nerve or blood vessels. This technique can be incorporated throughout the massage therapy treatment