about massage

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage practice is a therapeutic, integral healing relationship in which the therapist assists the client in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the well-being of the client. The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of soft tissues and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of soft tissues and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, & relieve pain.

Therapeutic Massage is Recommended for:

Just as massage therapy is safe and effective if used for stress management, it is also widely used to help patients obtain relief from many specific problems, with treatments for:

  • Neck and shoulder tension
  • Low back pain
  • Muscle spasm
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Sports injuries
  • Post injury rehabilitation
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis/bursitis
  • Respiratory problems
  • Circulation problems
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Neuritis/neuralgia
  • Digestive/lower bowel problems
  • Pregnancy massage

Massage Therapy can Help You Manage Stress

Many of today's health problems arise from stress. Because stress upsets the delicate integral balance of all your body's functions, regaining this balance requires a holistic approach. Massage Therapy not only treats those parts of you which are a problem, but also affects the whole of your metabolism through normalizing your circulatory, muscular, and nervous systems and their interdependent functioning.