People use massage for a variety of health-related purposes, including to relieve pain, rehabilitate sports injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation, address anxiety and depression, and aid general wellness.
Swedish massage therapy involves mild, moderate or deeper strokes on the back, arms, legs, neck and other body parts to target tissues and muscles for maximal pain relief, stress release and relaxation. Swedish massage helps promote healing while targeting pain, injuries, stress and stiffness using gliding, kneading, tapping, friction and light shaking—designed to ease back pain and help relaxation.
Deep tissue massage takes Swedish massage one step further to address chronic pain and injury. This soothing, therapeutic treatment releases toxins, tension and pain. Deep tissue helps release resistant knots to create a better range of motion for joints and muscles.It focuses on damaged tissue and knots with its deep, precise massage techniques. It uses appropriate pressure to promote the healing of scar tissue as well as relief from the pain of soft tissue injuries, chronic conditions, stress and tension.When an area of the body is tight and tense, it can cause referral pain in another area. A headache or migraine can actually be referral pain triggered by stiffness in your neck and shoulders.Trigger point therapy uses massage and deep breathing to help alleviate tension and discomfort at the source.
Pregnancy brings with it an array of aches and pains, as well as extra strain on the muscles and joints of moms-to-be.Prenatal massage helps ease tension to help with relaxation and pain relief - while keeping mom and baby safe and comfortable.Prenatal massage can help alleviate pregnancy back pain and increase blood circulation, which can provide more oxygen and nutrients to the baby. Enjoy a massage laying side-lying, supported by pillows under your head, between your knees and one to hug. Super cozy and relaxing.
Kristina will use the pressure that you prefer. Communicating with your massage therapist if one of the most important things to get the most out of your treatment and results…. Communicate!! Each treatment is specified to your needs.
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