Tissue Massage: Deep
Tissue Massage releases the chronic patterns of tension in
the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on
the contracted areas, either following or going across the
grain of muscles, tendons and fascia. It is called deep tissue,
because it focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue.
Massage: Swedish Massage is a system of long strokes,
kneading and friction techniques on the more superficial layers
of the muscles, combined with active and passive movements
Stone Massage: River rocks are used to warm and relax
the muscles. The stones are placed and used on the back. The
therapist will hold and use these stones to massage certain
areas of the body.
Massage: Sports massage is designed for people who
are active and work out often. It helps flexibility and helps
to loosen muscles. Stretching is used in a sports massage.
Massage : A
neuromuscular massage is a very deep massage. This particular
massage is used to relieve pain, helps stimulate circulation,
and focuses on individual muscles rather than muscle groups.
Point Massage: Trigger
points are painful points located within tight bands of muscle.
Through the softening of trigger points, the therapist can
help with chronic pain.
massage reduces stress and can relieve aches and pains, can
help reduce depression and anxiety, and can relieve swelling.
The therapist will modify techniques, and will know proper
positioning and support for the woman's body during the massage.
Reflexology aggressively addresses reflex points that correspond
with organs and systems in the body. This acupressure manipulation
of the feet (and hands), helps the Qi (Ch'i) in our bodies.
Blood is the flowing life force in the body and when the Qi
(Ch'i) is interrupted by crystals in the feet, your body's
circulation and plumbing systems, so to speak, are not able
to rid itself of the toxins and crystals in the body efficiently.
This in turn, of course, means that the body is not as able
to heal itself as much as it potentially could with its own
is massage based around a system of points in the hands and
thought to correspond, or "reflex," to all areas
of the body.
Shiatsu: Shiatsu is a form of therapeutic massage
in which pressure is applied with the thumbs and palms to
those areas of the body used in acupuncture. Also called acupressure.
for an appointment today. We are located in Lexington (very
near downtown) (336) 249-7800; and north High Point (336)
420-2120. Gift certificates are available.
Alternative Medicine: Please remember that massage is
considered alternative medicine and that we are by no means
saying that one massage will cure any one disease, but it
helps a tremendous amount in dealing with the stress, or pain
that is associated with what your condition might be. We do
suggest however to help your body help itself.
Kathryn & Melody's Massage Therapy.
Thank you for visiting our web-site. We look forward to helping
your therapeutic needs!