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Types of Massage Therapy Offered

Acute Care, Medical Massage, and Injury Rehabilitation

This form of therapy is completed under the direction of a physician and works on muscles and connective tissues. A more aggressive type of massage, the goal is to reduce pain, tension, and spasms through the use of a variety of techniques, including trigger point, myofascial, and neuromuscular therapies.

Springfield Massage Therapy

This is more commonly used for auto accident victims and worker’s compensation cases.

Swedish Massage

A relaxing full-body massage incorporating effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, percussion, and kneading through long strokes and gentle pressures.

This particular type of massage relieves muscle and emotional tensions, fatigue, and improves skin tone and flexibility.

Deep Tissue

This will assist restoration of normal ranges of motion to your injured muscles and joints using gentle pressures and compressions.

Its purpose is to enhance muscle coordination and endurance for those who demand peak performance. This technique also uses trigger point therapy, in which pressure on a tension point in the muscle is sustained until it releases.

Stone Massage Treatments

Heated or Hot Roman Stone Massage is a form of massage bodywork utilizing Swedish Massage techniques, along with smooth heated or chilled river or ocean stones. Its main benefit is a deeper massage resulting from the use of heat, but is not for everyone, especially those with certain medical conditions.

Pregnancy Massage

During pregnancy, your entire body adapts to the new life growing inside you. You need and deserve support, both emotionally and physically. Pregnancy massage offers you this by giving you complete attention to your needs and concerns.
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It offers relaxation and alleviation of neck and back pain caused by muscle weakness and imbalance. In addition, the development of sensory awareness in this massage promotes an easier labor and delivery.

It can also help with:

  • Heartburn
  • Edema
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety relief
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Preparing for labor
  • And more

Chair Massage

This is performed on a special massage chair that allows you to be clothed while receiving the massage. Our therapists use compression, trigger point, and petrissage techniques, given with no oil.

This is ideal for corporate offices, chair massage parties, and individuals who are unable to lie down on a massage table.

Paraffin

This hand treatment utilizes paraffin wax into which your hands are dipped. It soothes joint pain and arthritis while softening your skin.

Not sure which type of massage is right for you? Call our office today and we will answer any questions you may have. (413) 732-4800


Massage Therapy for Springfield | (413) 732-4800