Trigger points are areas of tenderness or “knots” that are pinpoint specific and often refer pain to other areas of your body. Your Massage Therapist can apply gentle, but firm pressure directly to these trigger points and massage the surrounding areas to customize your massage.
Deep Tissue Massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep pressure on the contracted areas.
Deep tissue massage is used to release chronic muscle tension through slower strokes and more direct deep pressure across the grain of the muscles while breaking up and eliminating scar tissue. Deep tissue massage usually focuses on more specific areas and may cause some soreness during or right after the massage.
Reflexology is focused mainly on the feet and hands. It is a method of stimulating the reflex points which relax and rejuvenate each and every part of the body. Massaging the pressure points in the feet and hands allows the nerve network to boost the immune system and improve the physical body.
Reflexology has been shown to relieve stress, pain reduction and headaches.
Cranial Sacral therapy is a deeply relaxing yet very powerful hands-on method of releasing restrictions in the cranial sacral system to improve function of the central nervous system.
This gentle, noninvasive form of treatment deals with the movement of the fluid surrounding the skull and spine.
It is effective for a wide range of problems associated with pain and dysfunction, such as, migraines, chronic neck & back pain, chronic fatigue, stress & tension, Fibromyalgia, TMJ and post-traumatic stress disorder.