Each body is unique. It follows that your treatment will be unique to your specific needs.
The most important aspect of a successful treatment is Postural Assessment. This is a very powerful tool we use in every session to pinpoint the cause of the problem and to create a treatment plan that will specifically address your concerns. I will also give you Home Recomendations, and will follow up with you to ensure that you are getting your desired results whether that is recovery from injury, being able to perform daily activities with ease, pain management, or simply stress reduction.
Depending on your specific needs, treatment may include a combination of the modalities listed below.
Chinese Medical Massage used in conjunction with qigong, liniments, cupping, guasha, and moxibustion. (Please wear comfortable movable clothes)
A slow, deeply relaxing and restorative style of Japanese massage. Shiatsu is based on the framework of traditional East Asian Medicine and uses finger pressure to affect meridians harmonizing imbalances in the body. (Please wear comfortable movable clothes)
Originating in Thailand, this modality combines acupressure, Ayurvedic principles, and yoga postures and stretching. (Please wear comfortable movable clothes)
This Ayurvedic massage uses Lymphatic stimulation with hot herb infused oils to squeeze out toxic accumulation from the channels.
This form of Korean Physical Manipulation examines a specific set of postural and orthapedic tests to pinpoint needed therapy. (Please wear comfortable movable clothes)
A traditional Chinese Medical treatment in which the skin is scraped to produce light bruising. This releases toxins and stimulates blood flow to the area of convcern so that healing may take palce.
A traditional Chinese Medical treatment in which cups are suctioned over specific areas to produce light bruising. This releases toxins and stimulates flood flow to the area of concern so that healing may take palce.
A Traditional Chinese medicine therapy in which an herb called moxa (made from mugwort) is burned over specific acupoints along the channels to penetrate heat and yang where it may be deficient, and to activate the acupoint.
Traditional Western massage incorporating oils and sweeping strokes. Great for relaxation.
Orthopedic Sports Massage
Invigorating massage incorporating orthopedic tests and PNF techniques. Often used on injuries and on athletes both pre-event and post-event. (Please wear comfortable movable clothes)
Trigger Point Therapy
Detection and elimination of trigger points
Safe and very effective hands on technique that involves gently sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue layers to eliminate adhesions, restrictions, and myofascial pain.
In this modality, the therapist wears gloves and massages muscles of the face from inside the mouth. Patients find this therapy surprisingly relaxing and also extremely effective for TMJ Syndrome and jaw tension.
The application of appropriate pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, and ears. the points correspond to organs and systems within the body.
Thermotherapy and Cryotherapy
Application of hot and cold to treat various pathologies. This includes cold stone therapy and hot stone therapy, among others.
Aromatherapy (Essential Oils)
Use of essental oils to activate the limbic system to promote deep healing and to enhance physical well being.