Massage therapy is the assessment and manipulation of muscles and joints of the body and the treatment of physical dysfunction. It is a treatment used to help alleviate soft tissue disorders associated with postural strain, occupational stress, muscular over-use syndromes, and chronic pain.
Regular (Swedish) Massage
Swedish massage uses a variety of techniques including stroking, effleurage, squeezing, kneading and tapotement to reduce tension, increase circulation as well as increase general immunity. It mainly targets soft tissue to achieve full body relaxation and pleasure.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is performed with more pressure compared to Swedish massage. It can be done over the sheet or over the skin directly in order to reduce tension in muscle, fascia, joint capsule and other soft tissues located in the deeper layer, to achieve more therapeutic effects.
Tui Na Massage (Chinese style massge)
Tui Na Massage can be done with clothes on during the whole session. The therapist will penetrate the muscles and fascia gradually and slowly to relax and release tension.
Therapeutic Massage (Focused Treatment )
Head & Shoulder Massage: Work on head, neck, shoulder, arms, and elbows. Conditions that treat: headache; migraine, tennis elbow, biceps tendinitis.
Lower back massage: Work on gluteal, waist, back area. Conditions that treat: disc herniation, sciatica, chronic back pain and stiffness, spondylitis symptoms, muscle Strain.
Leg & Feet Massage: Work on leg, knee, ankle, and foot. Conditions that treat: arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, varicose veins, plantar fasciitis.
Massage therapy can also be beneficial for infants and children, for the following conditions:
- Sports injury
- Strain and sprain
- Improving posture ( Kyphosis, Scoliosis )
- Developmental delay
- Poor appetite
Prenatal (Pregnancy) Massage
Prenatal Massage can reduce stress, manage pain and improve sleep quality. Massage during pregnancy can help your body adjust to the changes of pregnancy.