Several different modalities are performed during each medical massage session and is based upon the clients needs. Each session can include variations of any of the modalities listed here.
Deep Tissue: Small circular motions with gentle friction and vibration, using hands, fingers, elbows beginning with light/ medium pressure that gradually becomes more firm in the target area.
Trigger Point: This focuses on the releasing of knots in the fibers of muscle tissue using fingers and elbows, applying direct pressure on the knots.
Sports: This is fast pace to get blood flowing. It can include stretching for increasing range of motion and the use of compression on selected muscle groups. Can include rocking and shaking of sections of the body.
Myofascial Release: Slow, spreading of the fascia, lots of rolling and kneading of the skin to stretch the fascia with hands. Light to medium pressure.
Lymphatic Drainage: Slow light pressure with the use of hands. Feels like feather brushing, some compressions or shaking. This type of work can cause dizziness and sometimes mild nausea.
Shiatsu: Shiatsu means "finger pressure". This is eastern style bodywork, fully clothed, dry work ( meaning no lotions or oils) This is very slow, focused work that helps with mind, body and flow by working on invisible lines referred to as the meridians
Geriatric Massage: A geriatric massage technique employs light, gentle massage and passive stretching to ease muscle tension without excessive friction on the skin. Geriatric massage benefits those who are less physically active by helping to promote circulation and can help to improve posture and provide an overall sense of well being.
* For those in this category; It is recommended that you consult your doctor first to make sure that there are no risks in massage therapy based on your existing health conditions.
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