Trigger Point Therapy
The location & treatment of hyper-irritable spots which frequently develop in soft tissue due to injury or poor posture, causing muscle shortening & pain referral to remote areas.
A gentle tension is applied to restricted areas of the body to produce an ‘unraveling’ effect in the fascia, which is the tissue that surrounds all muscles & organs of the body. This allows the tissues to move freely again, reducing pain, and improving blood flow & joint mobility. The technique does not require the use of lotions or oils and can be performed fully clothed.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Agentle traction is rhythmically placed on the skin to promote the flow of Lymphatic fluid through the body and aid in the removal of waste products created by injury or stress.
A uniquely designed tape is applied to joints or painful areas to decrease pain, promote healing, or improve posture.
A specialized treatment which focuses on areas under additional stress due to changes in posture & weight distribution.
A gentle non-invasive osteopathic technique that involves placing the affected joint in a position of ease for 90 seconds to decrease the firing of pain signals by the nervous system. Generallyperformed fully clothed, but can be incorporated into any treatment.
Joint mobilizations combined with kneading and gliding techniques, used mostly with oils, and applied directly to the skin to promote blood flow and muscle relaxation.
Deep pressure is applied into the soft tissue to the level of comfort the client can tolerate. The goal is to mechanically loosen adhesion & reduce pain.
Deep tissue techniques, stretching and joint mobilizations are used pre- or post-event to improve performance and/or promote recovery.
Based on the points of acupuncture, pressure is applied to points on the body known to elicit a specific response. The points can also be used at home as self care to prolong the effects of the treatment.
Acupuncture is a complex branch of traditional Chinese Medicine that utilizes major energy channels and acupuncture points to balance the flow of Chi (vital energy force) to assure health and harmony. Acupuncture sets the stage for the body to heal itself and maintain its own health.
Reiki is an ancient, gentle, hands-on healing art that helps you feel better and heal better. It can facilitate deep relaxation, relieve pain, and promote healing and personal growth. Reiki can complement any healing modality.
A gentle osteopathic technique that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance.
Oncology massage benefits individuals who have a history of cancer, whether in treatment, remission, palliative, or cure. Adaptations are made with positioning, pressure, and technique to ensure the client’s comfort and safety receiving massage during the treatment or recovery process. Oncology massage can help you relieve or manage the short and long term side effects of treatments such as anxiety, short term pain, and fatigue. Regularly scheduled sessions may help you stay the course of your treatments and connect with your ‘new normal.’
Poor breathing patterns limit the oxygen available to your tissues, increase stress levels and affect the ability of your core to stabilize movement, which can all potentially lead to pain. Corrective breathing strategies teach you how to integrate the movement of your diaphragm with your core muscles to improve overall function, while calming the stress response and oxygenating your tissues.