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Clinical/Orthopedic Massage is a style of Therapeutic Massage focused on addressing conditions that may be restricting range-of-motion (ROM) &/or causing pain to soft tissues of the body. By using manual techniques such as petrissage, compression and isolated stretching it can be effective in decompressing tense muscles and over time, restore improved function to these areas.
A wonderful (& optional) massage therapy tool to assist in "lifting" tissues of your body that may be highly congested, restricting your Range-Of-Motion (ROM), are sensitive to touch or are a source of pain. The cupping is integrated with other manual therapy techniques such as compression & is ideal as an aid when receiving work to the Ilio- Tibial Band(sides of the hips & thighs) & to the Plantar Fascia (soles of the feet 👣)
*Note: These soft, medical-grade silicone cups are designed for use in a therapeutic massage session & are not heated prior to use on the body. (i.e. "fire cupping" that requires glass cups & may be used in some medical modalities, such as Acupuncture).
Lymph Drainage Therapy
The Lymphatic Drainage Therapy(LDT) I offer aims to gently and rhythmically move lymph fluid through the body and enhance the functioning of the immune system. LDT can be used for a wide range of purposes to include strengthened resistance to illness.
When indicated, it can be an effective tool when preparing for a medical/dental procedure or surgery given its potential to reduce swelling (edema) to the post-surgical site & aid in the formation of smoother & more functional scar tissue.
NOTE: I am not a "Certified Decongestive Therapist" who is trained to work with those individuals whose medical condition requires the need to wear compression bandages or compression garments. However, should you contact me, I am more than willing to refer you to qualified healthcare professionals who provide this service : )
CranioSacral Therapy(TM) is a gentle yet powerful technique that is effective in releasing neck pain, back pain, & stress (among other things). It does this by optimizing the movement of cerebrospinal fluid(CSF) through the spine from the area just below the low back(lumbar-sacral region) and upward(superior) to areas within the skull. This therapy works within the body's central nervous system(CNS) & can provide a soothing & healing experience.
"The CST Sampler" is effective for identifying & addressing areas of restriction & follows an established and sequential protocol for a more generalized benefit for the recipient.
Re-balance your systems in need by-way-of an integrated session that commences with CranioSacral Therapy, followed by Lymphatic Drainage of the Face and Neck and finishing with massage to the back, hips, legs, arms and feet. Ideal for those new to any of the T.L.C. services or those seeking an alternative way to Relieve, Rebalance & Restore.
(A complimentary warm foot wrap is included with this service)