Wellness Massage

Wellness Massage

Body of Health Integrates multiple Massage Techniques in All of their Massages. These include Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular Release, and Myofscial Release.

Massage is not all about the relaxation and spa type atmosphere. Those things are important but what is more important is your overall health and well being. Body of Health takes you seriously and is committed to whole body wellness and disease prevention. Your aches and pains did not come about overnight, it took years of injury and events that lead to the issue. Body of Health would like to help you get to the bottom of the issues and teach you how to keep the problems from coming back.

Wellness Massage falls under the following advanced disciplines.

Swedish_massage2Swedish Massage

Gentle & Relaxing
Is very gentle and is often used to promote relaxation, improve blood flow, and relieve muscle tension. The therapist uses long, gliding strokes and kneading and tapping techniques on the top layer of muscles in the direction of the blood flow to the heart. This may also include moving the joints gently to improve range of motion. This style combines various movements to enhance lymphatic drainage and is very relaxing and therapeutic.
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Myofascial_Release2Myofascial Release

Eliminate Pain & Restore Motion
Myofascial Release, is a form of manual therapy that is aimed at releasing Myofascial (connective tissue) restrictions in the body. Myofascial Release relieves pain and restricted movement caused by constricted fascia due to injury or holding patterns in the body.

Myofascial Release is a specialized stretching technique used by physical therapists and massage therapist to treat individuals with a variety of soft tissue problems.  Learn More…

Neuromuscular_Release2Neuromuscular Massage

Trigger Point Therapy
Neuromuscular therapy has a holistic approach towards healing in that emphasis is laid on stimulating the body to heal itself. Once this healing has begun, neuromuscular therapy techniques are used to stimulate soft-tissue repair in the affected areas. During a typical session of neuromuscular therapy, the therapist will first examine the patient and his or her medical history in attempt to accurately gauge all the factors that are creating and prolonging pain. Once the problem areas have been identified, alternating levels of concentrated pressure are applied on the areas of muscle spasm with the fingers, knuckles or elbow.  Learn More…

Deep Tissue MassageDeep Tissue Massage

Relieves Muscle Tension
Deep Tissue Massage is more active and intense. It is used to treat long-lasting muscle tension. The therapist applies slow strokes with the fingers, thumbs, and elbows, using intense to moderate pressure to reach deeper layers of the muscles than those reached with a Swedish massage technique. This is an excellent therapy for overall deep relaxation and detoxification.
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