Swedish Massage: uses long gliding strokes, kneading, friction and may involve tapping or shaking motions. Pressure is adjusted to the client's comfort level. This modality is generally relaxing and effects the whole body system to promote overall health and well being.
Deep Tissue Massage: is a techique designed to reach deeper into the muscle tissue to release toxins and patterns of tension. The therapist may use fingers, hands or elbows and forearms to sink deeper into the muscle tissue. Depth of pressure is determined according to the client's comfort level.
Neuromuscular Massage: focuses on specific muscles or muscle groups to treat pain caused by ischemia(lack of blood flow), trigger points and nerve compression or entrapment. The therapist may use fascial sculpting strokes, cross fiber frictioning and deep circular compression to effect change in the muscle and nervous system. This type of modality is used to treat conditions and injuries such as: whip lash, frozen shoulder, chronic pain, and rehabilitation from surgeries.
Trigger Point Therapy: is a method, used in Neuromuscular Massage Therapy, which uses specific point pressure to treat a Trigger Point. This approach increases blood flow to the area to relieve pain.