Massage Modalities

  • Deep Tissue Massage Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles.

  • Swedish Massage is the most commonly used category of massage. Its techniques vary from light to vigorous. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness

  • Shiatsu is a form of Japanese bodywork based on concepts in traditional Chinese medicine. Shiatsu derives from a Japanese massage modality called anma. There is insufficient evidence that shiatsu is an effective medical treatment.

  • Reflexology an alternative form of massage using the application of pressure to target points on the hands or feet which correspond to certain organs of the body.