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