As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart.
Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.
It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.
Pregnancy massage is the prenatal use of massage therapy to support the physiologic, structural, and emotional well-being of both mother and fetus.
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles. It is used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as stiff neck and upper back, lower back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where we use smooth, heated stones as an extension of our hands, or by placing them on the body. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight muscles so we can work more deeply.
NOTE: All Nuvo Medispa massage services are performed by Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) and can provide receipts for insurance plans.
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