THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE:

  • Therapeutic Massage includes a variety of advanced modalities that are incorporated to target specific areas of dysfunction with the ultimate goal to enhance the body’s innate restorative balance.
  • By blending several different types of techniques and modalities, a massage at Revive will target your specific imbalances with the most effective and personalized treatment.
  • Therapeutic massage can release tension, promote relaxation, increase blood and lymph circulation, alleviate pain and decrease healing time.
  • Regular therapeutic massage can be used collaboratively with conventional medical treatment of illness and injury, as well an enhancement to current health by relieving stress, anxiety, tensions and balance aspects body, mind and spirit.

Swedish Massage: Whole body therapeutic massage designed to relax muscles and joints. This type of massage is a sequence of long gliding strokes, kneads and circular motion to help ease tension. Great at increase overall body circulation.

Deep Tissue Massage: This type of massage is aimed at the deep tissue and deeper layers of muscle and fascia. This is more intense kneading than Swedish massage, and is ideal for releasing chronic tension and improving range of motion.

Trigger Point Massage: Similar to deep tissue, aims to dispel chronic tension.  Great for pain that radiates from a specific point of the body.

Prenatal Massage: This massage aims to relieve pregnancy pains for expecting mothers. Great for mothers will low back pain, and may even help with depression, insomnia and anxiety.  Prenatal massage is done with the mother lying on her side rather than stomach or back.

Chair Massage: This is a seated massage, typically done over clothing and does not require massage oils.  Great for shorter massages, and has strong focus on back, shoulders, neck and arms.

Conditions helped by Massage

Research has shown that therapeutic massage techniques may be helpful in the following conditions:

  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression: promotes relaxation response, enhances coping mechanisms in patients undergoing treatment for cancer, reduces symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress disorders.
  • Pain control: fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatica, headaches, childbirth
  • Chronic lung disease: increases respiratory function and decreases anxiety​
  • Injuries: overuse and repetitive strain injuries, workplace and athletic trauma, whiplash