Massage is becoming a standard treatment for a very wide range of medical conditions. There are many benefits of Massage, and it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, muscle tension, and pain. There are also many forms and techniques of massage. We offer a few of those techniques in our clinic.
Swedish Massage is the standard, or most common massage, performed with the goal of relaxing the entire body. Swedish massage helps to ease tension and improve circulation and flexibility. Swedish massage also helps to decrease the stress hormone cortisol.
Shiatsu Massage is a Japanese form of bodywork. Shiatsu means “finger pressure,” which describes the technique. Pressure is applied to pressure points on the body which helps to realign and balance the body. Shiatsu massage improves circulation, reduces stress and tension, helps with pain, and aids in other treatments such as digestive disorders.