What types of massage are there?
Full Body Massage: Designed
primarily for relaxation. It includes a combination of techniques from
different massage modalities, including but not limited to: Swedish,
Oriental and other specialized treatments. The Swedish massage is
probably the best known. If you see a movie or television show with
someone getting a massage, this is usually what they show. The client
is undressed, draped with a towel or sheet, oil is placed on the skin,
and the muscles are kneaded, rubbed, vibrated, or tapped.
Japanese form of pressure point and muscle pressure designed to unblock
energy forces in the body which allows it to regulate and heal problems
Pressure Point: A treatment for specific problems. Different combinations
of pressure points help relieve specific problem areas in the body.
Chair Massage: A
quick way to relax and de-stress. The client sites fully closed and sessions
begin at 10 minutes.
Senior Citizen Massage: There are many health benefits to massage beyond relaxation.
Senior citizens often find increased feelings of vitality and relief of
bodily problems. Be sure and tell your therapist of any specific
physical problems you are experiencing so he or she knows where to
concentrate their efforts for maximum relief.
on pressure points in the hands and feet. Different areas of the hands
and feet are believed by practitioners to correspond to particular
areas of the body such as organs and appendages. Pressure in these
areas therefore relieves problems in the corresponding area of the
body. Hot paraffin treatments are also available.