Myofascial release refers to the manual massage technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between skin, fascia, and muscles with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion and equilibrioception (sense of balance). Myofascial release usually involves applying compression or tension in various directions, or by skin rolling.
One of the primary goals of Swedish massage is to speed venous return from the extremities (improving circulation). Swedish massage strokes are used to flush the tissue of lactic acid, uric acid and other metabolic wastes. It stretches the ligaments and tendons, keeping them supple. This massage modality also stimulates the skin and nervous system while at the same time relaxing the nerves themselves. As it can help reduce emotional and physical stress it is often recommended as part of a regular program for stress management.
Trigger Point Therapy is a style of bodywork that focuses on stimulating and releasing “trigger points” in your body. Trigger points are tender areas of tension similar to acupressure points, except they occur in the belly of the muscle tissue rather than along the energy pathways of the body. These ‘knots’ are built up throughout a person’s life due to physical, mental, and/or emotional stress. During a session, focused pressure is applied through a variety of techniques in order to release your trigger points. This process can be quite painful at times, yet the effects are lasting and profoundly transformative.
Deep tissue massage is used to release chronic muscle tension in the deeper layers of tissue in the body. Deep Tissue Massage is a highly effective method for releasing chronic stress are due to misalignment, repetitive motions, and past lingering injuries.
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