Services and Therapies
Swedish/Relaxation Massage: This is the most common type of relaxation massage, which can be a full-body or applied to a specific area on the body. Elongated, sweeping, generally lighter relaxing strokes are performed during the session. This technique is good to start out with for your first experience to see what best suits you.
Deep Tissue Massage: Targets deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. Deep tissue massage consists of much slower and friction techniques across the belly of the muscle. It tends to be beneficial for clients that are recovering from an injury, experiencing chronic pain with tight muscles, and postural problems.
Trigger Point Massage: Trigger points are very sensitive or tender points in a muscle caused by tension and usually refer pain to a different area of the body. This technique involves applying a specific amount of pressure into the trigger point until it releases itself back into the relaxed muscle. Trigger points can be the main cause in tight muscles, and clients generally experience relief when they are released.
Sports Massage: Active? Sports Massage can be very beneficial if you have an active lifestyle. Preventing and treating muscles from injury is the focus of this technique. A combination of techniques are used, and the focus is to treat muscles that do not have as good of flexibility and prevent an unwanted injury. Assisted stretching can be used and the goal of that is to relax the muscles and increase flexibility. Clients who are diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, and tendinitis Can find relief and benefit from this technique as well.
Prenatal/Infant Massage: While a woman is pregnant her body undergoes numerous changes physically as well as physiologically. Physical changes can cause stress and or discomfort to the mother. Massage can be a wonderful way to help alleviate many of these discomforts, such as low back pain, sciatica, and reducing edema (swelling). Prenatal massage also promotes relaxation and a sense of well-being. If the client has a ''high risk" pregnancy it is advised to check with an OBGYN for written approval.
Myofascial Release Massage: Myofascial involves techniques that include compression, effleurage, skin rolling, scar tissue release, and friction. Helps in the break down of adhesion's that occur in muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Chair/Corporate Massage: Chair massage in the office has become very popular among several businesses. Chair massage is portable, clients remain fully clothed, which enables them to feel more comfortable, and gives the opportunity of receiving a massage during the workday. Five to ten minutes has been proven to be effective in reducing stress and relieving aches and pains.
Employee Benefits: Decrease Stress, Increase Immunity, Improve Circulation, Reduce Muscle Pain, Relieve Headaches/Migraines, Improve Thinking, Lower Blood Pressure, Enhance Flexibility and Awareness, Reduce Anxiety.
Employer Benefits: Increase Productivity, Improve Retention Rates, Decrease Absenteeism, Lessen Stress and Ergonomics Related Injuries, Reduce Muscle Pain, Lower Stress Levels
Reflexology (Hand/Foot Massage): A technique that specifically targets points on the feet, hands, or ears and stimulates a reflex activity of the nervous system. This technique relieves stress, pain, and muscular tension.
Warm Bamboo/Rattan Massage: This technique, with the warmth of bamboo and tapping of rattan tools, allows Abbey to apply deeper pressure to muscles by using sliding, rolling, kneading, and levering techniques while covering a broad area all at once. Warm Bamboo/Rattan massage assists in improving circulation, sensory nerve perception, and lymphatic drainage and provides a deep sense of relaxation.