Benefits of Massage

Massage Therapy is more than just a vacation indulgence, it is a practice that  can enhance your every day health regime and promote over-all  wellness. Whether you need to reduce stress, ease pain, increase mobility, rehabilitate an injury or simply wind down and relax, massage can help you feel, heal and move better..  Make time for yourself; get a massage.    

Types of Massage Offered

 Swedish

Techniques characterized by gliding strokes to manipulate the soft tissue to stimulate blood flow, reduce stress, relieve pain and promote an over sense of wellness.

Prenatal:         

A safe, calming massage for women in their 2nd & 3rd trimester who are experiencing a normal, healthy pregnancy. The massage techniques are modified to meet the needs and comforts of the expectant mother & her baby. Prenatal massage promotes relaxation, reduces headache, inflammation, muscle pain and joint pain.

Oncology Massage:

Oncology massage traditional massage that is modified to incorporate parameters designed to safely work with the complications of cancer & cancer treatments.  It is expected that oncology massage will help reduce pain, anxiety, depression, stress and inflammation; and promote better sleep and relaxation.

Deep Tissue:   

Deep tissue employs the natural motion of the joints and muscles with Swedish and non-Swedish massage techniques. The intended outcomes include muscle relaxation, release of adhesion, calming of pain and increased mobility.

Sports Massage:        

Massage requested by athletes before sporting events to stimulate blood flow to the muscle and after sporting events to relax  the muscle; it can help reduce the risk of injury and be used as an effective tool for rehabilitation following an injury.

Trigger Point Therapy:         

Techniques that are incorporated into a massage treatment for clients experiencing a specific area of muscle tightness with associated referred pain. The techniques, although not pleasant, are very effective at calming pain and improving functionality.

Bamboo Fusion & Massage Therapy: 

This is the use of warmed bamboo sticks in conjunction with traditional massage techniques. The warmth of the bamboo encourages the softening of fascia and relaxation which allows the therapist to more readily treat deep lying tissues. This combination of therapies improves circulation; enhances lymphatic drainage; sedates pain, stress & anxiety. Please speak to our Massage Therapist prior to booking an appointment as warm bamboo is not recommended for everyone.

Cupping & Massage Therapy

Cupping therapy, in combination with traditional massage therapy, is a very effective means to pain relief;  increased mobility; reduced inflammation; trigger point release and improved circulation.  

Cancellation Policy

Should you need to cancel an appointment, we require 24 hour notice for individual services and 48 hours for multiple services to avoid full service charge. Notice is accepted on-line, by email or telephone. We strive to meet all of our appointment commitments; however, if we need to cancel your appointment your next visit will be at no charge.

 

*Massage Therapy Treatments are provided by a Registered Massage Therapist & may be covered by your insurance benefits plan.

* In accordance with government regulations, each client is asked to complete a confidential Health History form prior to treatment.