Deep tissue massage involves deep pressure to release chronic muscle tension. By focusing on the deepest layers of muscles tissue and tendons, the deep tissue massage can have you feeling great in no time!
Prenatal massage is a great option to promote overall wellness during pregnancy, as well as relieve backaches, stiff neck, headaches, edema, or leg cramps. Patients will lie on their side with supportive cushioning, or lie on their back with a cushioned wedge under one hip to provide a comfortable position. Different massage techniques may be utilized during your session.
The Swedish massage involves long, gliding strokes of pressure on the muscles in the direction of blood running to the heart. This technique helps to increase blood oxygen levels, decrease muscle toxins, improve circulation, and create a sense of total relaxation.
Trigger point massage therapy is designed to alleviate pain caused by a trigger point. A trigger point is an area of tight muscles that can cause pain in other areas of the body. During this massage, patients participate in deep breathing exercises.
A Myofascial massage can help to treat myofascial pain syndrome, which is a chronic pain disorder caused by tightness and sensitivity of the myofascial tissues. The Myofascial release technique involves using your own body weight to roll on a foam roll to massage away restrictions.
Hot stone massage can help to ease muscle stiffness and increase metabolisms and circulation. Smooth, warm stones will be placed at key points of the body, and a customized massage will be performed with the hot stones to deeply relax muscles.
Aromatherapy massage involves the use of essential oils added to massage oil and lotion to promote deep relaxation. This massage can help to promote beneficial changes in the mind and body.
Reflexology involves massaging the feet by targeting specific reflex points on the foot to induce healing responses in corresponding organs. This massage can address an array of issues, including headaches, sinus issues, stomach problems, and more.
Sugar scrubs are used to remove the outmost layer of dead skin cells to achieve healthy, radiant skin. This option is great for sensitive skin types who have found other scrubs scratchy or uncomfortable.
Cupping is an ancient form of therapy that is used to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, and relaxation. Special cups are placed on the skin to create suction. During treatment, a flammable substance such as alcohol or paper will be placed in a cup and set on fire. As the fire goes out, the cup is placed upside down on the skin, creating a vacuum. This process is very relaxing and is meant to help improve relaxation and overall wellbeing.
If you are interested in scheduling a massage appointment at Dominion Med Spa, contact us today! We would be happy to answer any questions that you may have.