Technique Explanations

Injury Treatment: Injury Treatment Massage is focused on an acute or chronic injury. It can range from light calming strokes to intense active stretching. It is a delicate balance between pushing the body a little while at the same time honoring its limits. Injuries happen on the job, in a car accident, at home, participating in physical activities or even simply moving wrong anywhere. Insurance will often cover such injuries so be sure to check with your insurance company to find out what your coverage is.

Intra-Oral Massage: Intraoral massage works the muscles inside the jaw and mouth and is known to address issues such as but not limited to TMD, headaches, chronic neck and shoulder tension, tinnitus, and bell’s palsy.

Pregnancy Massage: An expecting Mother’s body goes through tremendous change while growing a baby. Massage is done with either a pregnancy table which allows mom to lay face down or side lying allowing access to the back a hips. Focus is generally around the shoulders, back, hips, and legs. Towards the end of pregnancy if the expectant mother is having a difficult time starting the labor process reflex points are stimulated to help encourage the body’s natural ability. Massage can also aid in reducing the swelling of legs and feet.

Polarity Therapy: Polarity Therapy is a form of energy healing based on Ayurveda system. The practitioner places her/her hands in certain positions to encourage energy to move and balance. It is based on the theory that each area of the body has an energetic charge whether is be positive, neutral, or negative. By placing the hands in certain positions it creates a current using these different charges. Polarity therapy allows the body to heal naturally by opening these pathways. It can be done fully clothed and with acute injuries that are not ready for manual massage therapy.