Massage Therapy Services
Our principal service is Massage Therapy. We can come to you. You can come to us. You can indulge
in a 1 hr massage for yourself, get a Couples Massage in your home, or treat your whole office to chair massage treatments, for which they will thank you. Our licensed Acupuncturist also offers Traditional Chinese Medicine and Nutritional Consultations.
NeuroMuscular Therapy, or NMT
Among other things, NMT addresses Trigger Points in the body. Trigger points refer pain or sensation to other parts of your body. They may be ischemic, or lacking blood flow, which delivers oxygen to the muscle. By treating these points, tension release can occur throughout the body. This is an extremely effective technique for the relief of many pain patterns, and can help with increasing range of motion in joints, and unblocking nerve entrapments.
Fascia is the soft tissue component of the connective tissue that provides support and protection for most structures within the human body, including muscle. By applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue, pain is diminished and health and motion are restored.
The purpose of this type of massage is to stimulate the lymphatic system in order to increase immunity, help with edema, and any flush stagnant lymph. It is a very gentle and superficial massage but also very relaxing and detoxifying. This is beneficial for people with poor circulation, those who are prone to sickness, or feel sluggish.
True to it’s name, Deep Tissue massage provides tension relief for muscles that lie deep below the superficial ones. The therapist’s pressure increases so that these deeper muscles will relax and loosen up. It is always very important to tell your therapist if their pressure is painful. This technique is good for people with chronic pain, or those involved in repetitive or heavy physical activity.
This is considered a basic massage technique utilizing the following types of moves: long flowing strokes, kneading, tapping, gentle shaking, and friction. It is a good way to increase circulation and blood flow throughout the body. It has been shown to help reduce pain and joint stiffness.
Reflexology relieves pain and maladies by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and hands. It promotes healing and wellbeing by stimulating the reflexes and nerves.