Services: Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy is a type of manual therapy dealing with soft tissues of the body (mostly muscles, tendons). There are a few main approaches in massage therapy:
- relaxation massage therapy (aiming to reduce stress, improve overall wellbeing, quality of life, for wellness, healthy lifestyle, hygiene purposes). The session usually consists of screening tests with no specific assessment, Swedish massage techniques
- remedial massage therapy (aiming to verify musculoskeletal dysfunction and treat the causative muscle hypertonicity to reduce signs of dysfunction)
The session usually consists of screening tests, specific assessment, Swedish massage techniques for warming up and desensitizing the body, remedial massage techniques. As remedial massage therapy is a type of treatment, some therapeutic pain and some aggravation of symptoms after the session are possible.