Types of Therapeutic Massage
Massage therapists at Left Hand Chiropractic Center are trained in several types of therapeutic massage to meet your specific needs. Whether it is for recovery from an injury or to reduce stress, our therapists are here to take care of your needs.
Here are a few of the major massage types our therapists offer. Please speak with them if you are unsure what you would like, and they will put together a session specifically for you.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in muscles and connective tissue or fascia. Deep tissue is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, and those who have sustained physical injury.
Ease the emotional and physical changes experienced in pregnancy with a soothing and nurturing massage by a Pregnancy Certified Therapist. We will address stretch mark prevention and repair while easing muscle tension and fatigue. This includes a relaxing foot massage to relieve tired and swollen feet, ankles and legs.
Sports massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
De-stress your body letting tension melt away. Swedish massage improves circulation, promotes elimination of waste and leaves your body in a complete state of relaxation.
Trigger Point Therapy
This treatment style applies concentrated finger pressure, and breath work, to trigger points to break cycles of spasm and pain. Trigger points are irritated areas in muscle fibers that, when compressed, may elicit pain or a twitching response in local or distal regions.
Geriatric massage therapy is designed to address the specific needs of the elderly population. This type of massage for the elderly uses gentle and light application of massage techniques and can include passive stretching and a light oil or lotion to permit your muscles to be worked on without causing excessive friction to the skin.