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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. However, these therapies are available for anyone seeking to benefit from these treatments.

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.

Therapeutic Massage

A full body massage incorporating medium pressure including stretching and myofascial work.

This massage will release muscle tension, anxiety, and promote detoxification.

Deep Tissue

A full body or specific spot work in which the therapist uses  heavy pressures to assist in the restoration of normal ranges of motion to your injured muscles and joints.

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

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.

Prenatal Massage

During pregnancy, your entire body adapts to the new life growing inside you. You need and deserve support, both emotionally and physically. Prenatal 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
  • Circulation
  • Better Sleep
  • And more

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