Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing, and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage but may also use their forearms, elbows, and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, ask our therapist which would be right for you.
Types of Massage
Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension.
While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for...
Anxiety & stress
Insomnia related to stress
Myofascial pain syndrome
Paraesthesia & nerve pain
Pregnancy related back pain
Soft tissue strains or injuries