As the best known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart.
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY
The result and benefits of trigger point massage are releasing constricted areas in the muscles thus alleviating pain. You can experience a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment. Receiving massage with trigger point therapy on a regular basis can help manage pain and stress from chronic injuries.
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layer of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bone, and joints).
Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.