Swedish massage is the most popular type of body massage performed today. The primary objective 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.
Therapeutic massage 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.
Sports massage is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity, to maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.
Pregnant Massage, also known as prenatal massage, uses massage therapy to support the physiological, 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 heavily contracted areas, such as a stiff neck, upper and 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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