In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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Massage Therapy at Back in Action
Back in Action employs a professional team of massage therapists. Therapeutic massage has many health benefits including:
Promotes relaxation * Relieves tension and stress * Improves circulation
Helps rid your body and muscles of toxins
Lowers blood pressure * Enhances skin condition * Improves the immune system
A full body massage that relaxes the entire body. It improves muscle tone, stimulates circulation. It is a gentle technique that uses light to medium pressure. It is good for stress-related conditions and chronic pain and relieving tension.
Deep Tissue Massage
Similar to Swedish massage, but deeper pressure is utilized to release chronic muscle tension. It is beneficial in providing deep pain relief, loosening scar tissue and lengthening muscles as well as chronic and overuse injuries.
A focused massage on the areas of the body that are over-used and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements. Sports massage can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time before and after an event. Athletes and weekend warriors have found specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, and helps prevent injuries.
Massage therapy during pregnancy reduces stress and overall wellness. It relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling). Prenatal massage also encourages blood and lymph circulation, and helps to relax nervous tension caused by hormonal changes.
Trigger Point Therapy
A massage using cycles of isolated pressure and release techniques to relieve stress points throughout the body. This massage helps naturally manage pain and stress from chronic injuries or conditions.
An ancient massage practice which involves applying pressure to acupressure points on the feet and hands. These points correspond to various parts, glands and organs of the body. Applying pressure to these points on the hands and feet will bring direct relief to the entire body.