30 min $45.00 / 60 min $80.00 / 90 min $120.00
Therapeutic Massage Therapy, sometimes thought of as deep tissue massage, is defined as the mobilization of soft tissue (such as muscle, fascia and body fluids) to restore normal systemic and biomechanical functional use. It can be used to assist in the treatment of most musculoskeletal and associated problems, and regular Therapeutic Massage Therapy results in improved circulatory, lymphatic and neurological functioning.
All massage therapy sessions are designed to the client’s specific needs, whether it’s chronic pain management or full body relaxation massage.
It may be effective in relief of chronic back, neck and shoulder tension associated with exercise, running, sports or daily activities. Regular sessions can result in increased range of motion,decreased muscle stiffness improved circulatory, lymphatic and neurological functioning.
Additional techniques include myofacial release and active release therapy aka “pin and stretch” cross tissue or longitudinal friction and more.
“Massage therapy” means the systematic and scientific manipulation and treatment of the soft tissues of the body, by use of pressure, friction, stroking, percussion, kneading, vibration by manual or mechanical means, range of motion and nonspecific stretching.
(From State of Connecticut Public Act Number 07-35)
Benefits of Massage
- Overall and muscle relaxation
- Alleviation of joint and muscle pain
- Increased joint flexibility
- Improved circulation of blood and lymph
- Release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain-killer
- Aids natural immune response
- Promotes mental clarity and aids in restful sleep
- Chronic pain management