Restorative Muscle Therapy
Is a Combination of muscle Therapies
This deep tissue massage is for the person who goes hard and demands a lot from their bodies. A variety of therapeutic techniques may be used during this session, including cupping, cross friction, myofacial release, assisted stretching and others at the discretion of the practitioner. Whether you are a workout enthusiast, a weekend warrior, or a professional athlete massage can help improve performance and gains, prevent injury, and promote rapid recovery. Athletic clothing is recommend for this session.
Have you been in an auto accident or have been otherwise injured and want to restore normal body function? Or maybe you've had surgery and are looking to recover, reduce scar tissue, lessen pain, and gain more range of motion? Orthopedic massage is a goal oriented, injury specific technique that focuses on soft tissue injury rehabilitation. The therapist will take a detailed assessment and use a combination of treatment methods specifically chosen for your specific needs and limitations during each session. This technique benefits those suffering from whiplash, sciatica, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel, plantar fasciitis , frozen shoulder, as well many others. To ensure orthopedic massage is right for you,you should to talk with your doctor first, especially if you’re pregnant or have deep-vein thrombosis (blood clots).
Deep Tissue Massage targets the deeper layers of muscle using slow methodical strokes. Open communication between you and your practitioner is key throughout your session. You encourage to give direction on pressure, tender areas and pain levels to ensure a therapeutic experience. You may feel some discomfort at times, but at a tolerable and acceptable level to promote recovery.
Kinesio Taping is a therapy aid that provides continued relief after the session. It is used to treat injuries, decrease pain and inflammation, enhance performance, support weak muscles/joints, re-train muscles, aid in proper biomechanics and manage scars. Kinesio Tape works by helping tired and over-stressed muscles without compromising movement. It moves when you move! This supportive therapy is beneficial for the weekend warrior, professional athlete, or those with tired and achy joints.
Cupping Therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on your skin to create a suction to bring blood to the area. That increased blood flow helps to relieve tension, reduce inflammation, and improve circulation. Cupping is typically used to treat chronic pain, as a mean for faster relief and healing. After your session you may notice tell-tale circular marks on the skin that may last for up to several weeks after your treatments. This is due to the increased in blood flow to the area surfacing to the skin during your body's natural healing process.
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization is a specialized myofascial release technique used during the massage. The practitioner uses hand held tools to help release adhesions under your skin caused from muscle overuse, musculoskeletal imbalances and injuries. This technique improves blood flow to the tissues to expedite healing. You will feel a sense of lightness and overall body muscle relaxation after your treatment. Enhanced blood flow also aids in pain relief and increased join lubrication for healthier tissues and joints.