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Massage

Massage

Sound body, sound mind!

WHAT IS MASSAGE THERAPY?

Massage therapy is a great way to stay physically, mentally and emotionally on top of your game! Our certified massage therapist Kelli Clifford offer several different types of massage therapy depending on your individual needs.

MASSAGE RATES

Session MEMBER NON-MEMBER
30-Minute Focus Area $45 $50
60-Minute Relaxation / Swedish massage $80 $90
60-Minute Deep Tissue $90 $100

Gift cards and packages available.

Call or stop by the front desk to book your appointment.

RELAXATION / SWEDISH MASSAGE

A relaxation massage is the most common type to receive for your first massage. Relaxation massage is beneficial for relieving every day stress and loosening general tension in the muscles. It also gives an overall feeling of well-being to anyone receiving this massage. Light to medium pressure is used depending on the individual.

***Depending upon the condition that you have, a relaxation massage may not give you the long-term relief that you’re looking for. There are cases in which you would most likely need a deep tissue or trigger point therapy. For example, if the tension that’s causing the problem is deeper into your tissue. Or, if it requires therapeutic techniques and a more firm pressure to release that tension, you should try deep tissue massage.

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

Deep tissue massage is designed to alleviate pain and muscle tension, as well as increase range of motion. This type of massage is extremely beneficial. It focuses on reaching and realigning the deeper layers of the muscle, fascia (connective tissue surrounding the joints) and tendons. The pace may range from trigger point work to a more energetic sports massage for recovery, according to the individual.

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Trigger point therapy

Trigger points are tender spots found within a taut band of skeletal muscle, commonly referred to as a “muscle knot”. This point, when pressed, causes pain over the muscle affected or refers pain to be felt in another region of the body. One of the advantages of TP therapy is that it identifies and works on very specific points of the body.

For example, a trigger point found within a muscle of your back may be the cause of the pain, numbness, and tingling that is radiating down your shoulder into your arm. After locating the trigger points, different finger techniques are applied with varying pressure on and around the points. This helps break down the adhesions of the “knot”. When the TP is released, the individual will feel immediate relief within the session or a few hours later. Trigger point therapy taps into the body’s web of muscles and tissues. It works to unlock chronic and injury-related pains caused by tension and stress. Each muscle in the human body has trigger points that have the potential to become activated by muscle overuse, inflammation, trauma, electrolyte imbalances, and nerve pain.

Sports Massage Therapy

A sports massage therapy technique applies to the athlete, usually with a specific goal in mind. There are 3 key principals of a sports massage: timing, technique, and intent.

  1. Timing: Athlete should receive the massage pre or post event, during the recovery phase, or during the rehabilitative phase post injury.
  2. Technique: Various types of massage techniques can be used including stretching, range of motion, compression, and cross fiber friction.
  3. Intent: Reason for receiving this type of treatment include; as a warm-up, increase blood flow, increase flexibility, improve strength and posture, and muscle recovery from extreme exertion.
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