The Right-Massage-Therapy applies therapeutic techniques that support, release, and strengthen the body’s natural mechanisms towards well-being. Our goal in each session is to deliver deep, restorative relaxation of mind and body as well as reduction of chronic pain or stress in your head, neck, shoulders, arms, back, legs, or feet.
We also seek to promote your long-term wellness by including easy-to-do stretches, strengthening exercises, postural changes, and self-massage you can do at home that complement and build upon our massage therapy sessions. These are not fitness workouts but therapeutic techniques to target your specific pain, tension, or recovery issues.
Read on to learn more about the specific benefit of massage therapy.
- Deactivates ”trigger points ” that accumulate in chronically tight muscles and typically refer pain to other regions the body.
- Relieves headaches through lowering of body stress and through treatment of muscles and meridians with specific pain referral to the forehead, back of head, behind the eyes, near the temples, on the dome, or around the circumference of the head, among other headache pain referral patterns.
- Releases endorphins and other of our body’s natural painkillers
- Increases blood and lymph circulation bringing more oxygen and nutrients to cells and removal of cellular waste materials via the venous and lymphatic systems.
- Removes lactic acid from muscles into the bloodstream accelerating recovery from fatigue.
- Accelerates circulation of chemical mediators to areas of tissue damage, hastening healing/recovery.
- Increases muscle sensitivity to our nervous system, increasing reaction times and muscle coordination.
- Reduces edema (excess fluids), generally in our lower extremities.
Muscle and Range of Motion Enhancement
- Initiates the stretch reflex and golgi tendon response that tone both contractility and relaxation of muscles and tendons, aiding greater movement and flexibility.
- Lubricates synovial joints enhancing range of motion.
- Breaks muscle adhesions or scar tissue enabling freer gliding of our muscle and tissue layers and greater muscle strength and unrestricted movement.
Stress Reduction and Deep Relaxation
- Engages the parasympathetic nervous system to release our body’s natural calming neurotransmitters.
- Relaxes muscles affecting the breathing process