License # MT-21102
Sports massage is a combination of specify techniques that increase circulation, improve range of motion, free muscular adhesions, soften scar tissue, flush toxins that cause muscular stiffness and soreness and speed recovery time between events. Sports massage focuses on specific muscles or muscle groups with moderate to deep pressure. Stretching, range of motion and strain counter-strain techniques are used. It is very effective in preventing injury for individuals that are active.
Deep tissue massage addresses individual muscles that are tight in order to relieve pain and improve postural correctness. It is slower in tempo and focuses on individual muscles in order to release areas of tension. The pressure is always adjusted to the clients tolerance.
Neuromuscular therapy is a form of soft tissue manipulation that aims to treat underlying causes of chronic pain involving the muscular and nervous systems. This medically-oriented form of massage addresses trigger points, circulation, nerve compression, postural issues, and biomechanic problems that can be caused by repetitive movement injuries.
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The most common type of massage is Swedish massage, which is highly therapeutic and deeply relaxing. It increases the oxygen flow in the blood and releases toxin from the muscles. It also increases circulation without increasing heart load. Swedish massage involves soft, long kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes. Use of stretching techniques for the ligaments and tendons helps keep them supple and pliable. It is also combined with movement of the joints.
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