uses the following techniques:
||cross fiber therapy
||body mobilization techniques
||muscle energy techniques
||trigger point therapy
Tight muscles may cause pains because there is a lack of
blood flowing to that area. That lack of blood (known as
prevents the absorption of oxygen and nutrients and causes a
buildup of waste products (metabolites and lactic acid),
which can make the area hurt. The
condition can cause the muscle to tighten further or spasm.
Massage can help bring blood back into ischemic tissue,
nourish it, remove toxins, and relax the muscle allowing it
Massage also increases lymphatic system circulation, enhancing the immune system.
The nervous system is relieved and nurtured through
massage. It can reduce sympathetic (fight or flight)
stimulation and help to balance the autonomic nervous
system. Massage can also release endorphins, the body's
natural pain killer, which can produce a tranquilizing effect.
Another reason for pain may be the impingement of a nerve by a
Massage therapy acts as an adjunct to medical treatment to assist in recovery from
tendinitis, muscle strain, sprains, overuse injuries.
A muscle asked to perform an excessive repetitive action may
develop an overuse injury. This applies whether you are an
athlete in training or an office worker simply putting in a
Stress, tight muscles, chronic pain, restriction of joint
range of motion, overuse injuries, poor posture, athletic
performance, cramping, spasms, circulation, digestion,
metabolism, TMJ, myofascial restrictions, poor muscles
tonus, edema, elimination, recovery from injury, adhesions
and anxiety may all be addressed with massage therapy.
Massage therapy promotes wellness. It feels good, is
relaxing, may clear the mind, reduce anxiety levels, and
increase awareness of the body-emotion-mind-spirit