Trigger Point Therapy is a technique that focuses on the tight, tender areas of a muscle. Most importantly, these adhered areas can cause referral pain to other areas in the body. Therapists work through the trigger point by applying pressure and friction to release the local or referred pain. Many people experiencing headaches, arm pain, and pain down the leg (as well as any other mysterious pains) could be helped with Trigger Point Therapy.
Deep tissue massage involves working through the superficial layers to approach the deep layers and releasing deep aches and pains.
Sports Massage involves a combinations of techniques to increase range of motion, release adhesion, and lengthen muscle.
Rehabilitative massage involves massage that helps restore the body back to its pre-injury functionality. By releasing adhesion, scar tissue, and focusing specifically on the past or current injury, the therapist works to release restriction and pain.
Involves long, kneading strokes to pump the muscle full of blood and nourish the muscle to maintain muscle function. Swedish is often performed for full body sessions and while deep tissue can be integrated; the general result is relaxation and enhancing circulation.
Myofascial Release involves slow dragging of the skin and muscle layers using very little or no lotion. The desired result is to release the muscle layers from each other to enhance muscle functionality.