This is what people frequently envision when they think of massage.
Swedish massage consists of gentle kneading, slow stretches, and long,
Professional and amateur athletes alike put their muscles under considerable
strain. Sports massage is designed to flush out metabolic waste products
from workouts or events, stretch and release muscles between workouts,
in order to prevent injury and to warm up muscles prior to participating
in an event, such as a marathon.
This form of massage deals with the nerve impulses which connect your
brain to your muscles. It is useful in releasing chronic muscle holding
patterns as well as reprogramming the impulses sent by the brain to
release the targeted muscle.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
This is a specialized form of massage designed to pump your lymphatic
(cellular waste) system. Helpful for allergies, swelling from sprains
or surgery and reducing cellulite, it can also be combined with Complete
Decongestive Therapy to help patients with lymphedema (a common side
effect from cancer surgery.)
Fascia is a connective tissue that can gradually tighten around muscles,
reducing their blood flow as well as the flexibility of the muscle.
Releasing the fascia that is constricting the muscles can increase the
amount of nutrients the muscle receives as well as increasing it's range
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