MASSAGE THERAPY

MASSAGE THERAPY IN VIENNA, VA

Massage therapy is one of the oldest health care practices known to history…..

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues, restores balance, relieves muscle tension and increase circulation

Massage Therapy generally falls under the alternative medicine umbrella. They’re becoming a popular complementary therapy for many conditions.

While massage therapy is applied primarily with the hands, sometimes the forearms or elbows are used. 

These techniques affect the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic, nervous, and other systems of the body, which enhances the ability of the body to heal itself, and is aimed at achieving or increasing health and well-being. 

Hot Stone Massage  60-90 Min

Hot stone massage is a variation of the classic massage therapy. During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The stones are usually made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat 130 and 145 degrees.  Here are some Benefit of Hot Stone Massage

  1. Helps relieve muscle spasm, tension and pain
  2. Reduces stress and anxiety
  3. Promotes sleep
  4. Helps relieve symptoms of autoimmune diseases
  5. Helps decrease cancer symptoms
  6. Helps boost immunity

Swedish Massage   60-90 Min

Swedish massage is one of the most commonly offered massage techniques. It’s sometimes called a classic massage. The technique aims to promote relaxation by releasing muscle tension.  Your massage is personalized to focus on the area of your body which is most affected by tension and stress. Special blends of oils are prepared to penetrate your skin and soothe tired and aching muscles.

Deep Tissue Massage  90-120 Min

Deep tissue massage combines deep pressure on points and areas where needed, followed by long smooth strokes to penetrate your skin and soothe tired and aching muscles.  Deep tissue massage is similar to Swedish massage, but it goes farther. Deep tissue massage targets the inner layers of your muscles, tendons, and fascia (dense connective tissue). Deep tissue massage uses many of the same stroking and kneading movements as Swedish massage, but there is far more pressure. This pressure can sometimes be painful.

Deep tissue massage is best suited for athletes, runners, and people with injuries. It can also work for people with chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia and lower back pain.  This type of massage facilitates healing by releasing contracted areas of muscle and tissue. It can help increase blood flow to the soft tissues and may help to reduce inflammation. 

It’s important to be open with your massage therapist about the level of pressure and discomfort you wish to endure. You should expect a fair amount of soreness in the days following your deep tissue massage. Your therapist may recommend treating with ice, heat, or stretching. 

Foot Reflexology Massage 30-60 Min

The belief that putting pressure on certain areas of your feet can heal ailments elsewhere is called reflexology. It stems from traditional Chinese medicine. “The idea is that energy, called ‘chi,’ flows through the body along particular pathways, or meridians.

 A custom blend of lotion and oil is imported directly from Thailand and applied with point pressure to the foot and lower leg using massage techniques from China and Thailand. Smooth gliding strokes and pressure applied to specific problem areas soothe away lower leg and foot pain. This massage influences better function throughout the entire body. Organs, circulation, and extremities will benefit naturally from a soothing foot massage considered to  a relaxing and energizing body tune-up throughout Asia. This massage is perfect for relaxation and stress relief along with those that are suffering from chronic pain in their feet. Our Soothing Foot Massage can be enjoyed combined with another treatment or all by itself, when finished you will feel like you are walking on air.

Aromatherapy Massage 60 – 90min

Aromatherapy is the use of organic compounds to improve your mood, mental state, or health. Those organic compounds are called essential oils. The power of aromatherapy is combined with the riches of the ocean in this deeply warming and detoxifying therapy which includes lavender, jasmine, lemon, eucalyptus, rose geranium, sandalwood, rose, chamomile, bergamot, clary sage, ylang-ylang ….etc.   Chemicals from these organic essential oils trigger smell receptors in your nose that send messages to the part of your brain that controls your mood. 

Pregnancy Massage 60 Min Max

Specially designed for mothers-to-be, to focus on the relief of pregnancy-related discomforts.  This soothing full body relaxing pregnancy massage, treats the common discomforts of pregnancy, reduce tension and anxiety.

It essential for promoting relaxation, increases oxygen supply, and stimulates the circulatory and lymph systems drainage during your wondrous time of change. A pregnancy massage can only be performed during the second and third trimester. Please consult with your physician before having this service.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage 60 Min

Your lymphatic system helps eliminate your body’s waste…

Surgeries, some medical conditions and/or medications can cause fluids to build up in your lymph system and your lymph nodes.  Not only is fluid buildup uncomfortable, causing pain and heaviness in the affected area, but can be devastating,” causing significant depression and lack of mobility that could further complicate any healing process.

Lymphatic massage is a delicate, no-pressure, rhythmic and constant movements glides technique used to move the waste fluids away from the damaged area. 

Sports Massage 90-120 Min

Therapeutic sports massage is a type of massage technique that is Designed for active or athletic individuals.

It focuses on treating soft tissue aches, muscle stiffness, pain and injuries that are associated with recreational activities. Therapists will use deep tissue massage, stretching, and rhythmic tapping to rejuvenate sore, tired muscles or to prepare them for an intense training day.

Sports massage has become an integral part of the new athletic regimen.  Receiving Sports Massage regularly produces positive physical results like increased muscular strength and endurance, more efficient heart and respiratory functioning, and greater flexibility.

Regular sports massage can:

  • Reduce the chance of injury, through proper stretching and event preparation, and through deep tissue massage;
  • Improve range of motion and muscle flexibility, resulting in improved power and performance;
  • Shorten recovery time between workouts;
  • Maximize the supply of nutrients and oxygen through increased blood flow;
  • Enhance elimination of metabolic by-products of exercise.

Myofascial Release Massage 60 Min

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective therapy that focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness.  The goal of myofascial therapy is to stretch and loosen the fascia so that it and other contiguous structures so that it can move more freely, and the person’s motion is restored.  It involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.

Trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create Myofascial restrictions that can produce tensile pressures of approximately 2,000 pounds per square inch on pain sensitive structures that do not show up in many of the standard tests (x-rays, myelograms, CAT scans, electromyography, etc.).

Our one-on-one therapy sessions are hands-on treatments during which our therapists use a multitude of Myofascial Release techniques and movement therapy. We also promote independence through education in proper body mechanics and movement, self-treatment instruction, enhancement of strength, improved flexibility, and postural and movement awareness.

Each Myofascial Release Treatment session is performed directly on skin without oils, creams or machinery. This enables the therapist to accurately detect fascial restrictions and apply the appropriate amount of sustained pressure to facilitate release of the fascia

Couples Massage 90-120 Min

A perfect way to spend time, simultaneously relax and reconnect with someone you love. As muscle aches and pains dissolve beneath the hands of experienced massage therapists, couples share a bonding experience free of stress and worry side by side.

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