If you've never tried massage, learn about the possible health benefits of
massage and what to expect during a massage therapy session.
Swedish massage is a gentle, with long strokes, kneading, deep circular
movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you.
Deep-tissue massage uses slower, more forceful strokes to target the deeper
layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage
Sports massage is similar to Swedish massage but is geared toward people
involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries.
Trigger point massage focuses on trigger points, or sensitive areas of tight
muscle fibers that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse.
Oncology Massage can help
reduce the stress and anxiety of everyday life and those coping with a cancer
diagnosis. Massage relaxes tense muscles, increases endorphins, improves
circulation & sleep habits and may also help reduce the perception of pain
related to cancer and cancer treatments. However, it is key to consult your
Oncologist to find out if massage is right for you.
BENEFITS OF MASSAGE:
Anxiety / depression
Blood pressure control
Massage is generally considered
part of complementary medicine and can be
of great benefit when combined with regular Chiropractic care. Beyond the
benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because
it often involves caring, comfort, and a sense of empowerment. Despite its benefits, massage isn't meant as
a replacement for regular medical care. Let your doctor know you're trying
massage and be sure to follow any standard treatment plans you have.