There are various types of Massage Therapy treatments available and all the treatments are done only within your comfort and tolerance level. The Massage Therapist will be able to tell you the best treatment suitable for your condition or the Therapist will work with your best pick. These are few examples only, you can also make a combination of deferent treatments to maximize the benefits of massage therapy to treat your unique condition and you can modify the treatment at any time to fit within your comfort level.
Relaxation Massage Therapy:
The goal of the treatment is to relax your body to get a relief from tension head ache, stress related issues, sleeping disorders etc.. This treatment can be combined with Indian head massage to maximize the relaxation
Deep Tissue Massage Therapy:
This treatment can be beneficial if the patient is having pain, muscular discomforts, decreased range of motion or postural imbalances etc.. Example: Rotated shoulder due to postural issues, Leg pain due to muscular compression on sciatic nerve, Piriformis syndrome etc..
One of the best treatments which can be used to decrease mayofacial tightness, to increase the blood circulation and oxygen level in your blood. Myofascial release is a growing trend in the massage therapy and medical community. More than just a rub down, this form of massage is reported to have far reaching benefits.Most treatments specifically focus on muscles seeking to relax muscles by applying pressure and gently manipulating them. Myofascial Release does this too, but it takes one step further. It operates on the principle that you store stress and tension in your muscles and your connective tissue.
Trigger Point Therapy:
Trigger point therapy is indicated if the patient is suffering with radiating pain (example: headache that is radiating to the temporal area which is very common in corporate employees). The goal of the treatment is to release all the active trigger points in your muscles.
Trigger point is a tight irritated muscle band in stressed muscle which cause radiating pain with decreased mobility within the muscle itself leads to a poor muscle performance and strength. Trigger point therapy as part of your regular massage therapy session maximises the performance of the muscle by reducing radiating pain and increasing mobility. In most cases, the pain felt in a different area than the actual trigger point irritation.
Trigger point therapy focuses over four hundred muscles in human body which can potentially develop trigger point with radiating pain and dysfunction. Active trigger points can cause muscle weakness with poor coordination of muscles fibbers. Getting a treatment from an experienced massage therapist for active trigger point is very important due to its typical nature of referred pain patterns. You might need multiple trigger point therapy sessions incorporated with muscle hydration, breathing exercises to increase the oxygen level and specific stretching exercises designed for affected muscles. We have unique treatments for each and every trigger points with specific remedial exercise plan.
Pregnancy Massage Therapy:
This treatment can be beneficial to reduce all the muscular discomforts related to pregnancy such as lower back pain, neck shoulder pain, leg pain etc.. Studies indicate that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labour outcomes and newborn health.Massage therapy addresses different needs through varying techniques on most commonly affected muscles, which aims to relax muscle tension and improve lymphatic and blood circulation through pressure applied to the muscle groups of the body.
Studies indicate that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labour outcomes and newborn health.
Massage therapy addresses different needs through varying techniques, which aims to relax muscle tension and improve lymphatic and blood circulation through pressure applied to the muscle groups of the body. Swedish massage is the recommended prenatal massage method during pregnancy because it addresses many common discomforts associated with the skeletal and circulatory changes brought on by hormone shifts during pregnancy.
Sciatic nerve pain is experienced by many women in late pregnancy as the uterus rests on muscles of the pelvic floor and lower back. The pressure of the uterus spreads tension to the muscles of the upper and lower leg, causing them to swell and put pressure on nearby nerves. Massage therapy addresses the inflamed nerves by helping to release the tension on nearby muscles. Many women have experienced significant reduction in sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy massage therapy.
Ayurvedic Massage Therapy and Indian Head Massage Therapy:
Unique massage therapy techniques are used with Swedish techniques to maximise the benefits.
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