This is a relaxing gentle yet firm combination that has been known to lull our clients to sleep. We use this techinique to improve circulation, to stimulate the lymphatic and immune systems and to relax the mind and body. After assessing each client, we customize this massage to attain maximum benefits by devoting extra time to problem areas.
Tui Na is a Tradional Chinese medicine modality that is used in physical therapy in China. Fuly clothed, it involves passive stretching and addressing pressure points. Basically, WE do yoga for YOU! Extremeley effective for sciatica and low back pain, frozen shoulders and hip problems.
For expecting moms, this is the way to go. A gentle, yet extremely effective massage that addresses aches and pains associated with pregnancy. Our therapists are trained to avoid certain pressure points and areas that can cause contractions. We have memory foam table toppers, heated blankets, and use tons of perfectly placed pillows to ensure the most comfortable and relaxing 90 minutes of your pregnancy. 2nd trimester and beyond.
We also offer overdue moms a massage that helps relax the body in preparation for a quicker and easier labor.
Great for increasing circulation and stimulating the immune system, swedish is extremely relaxing. A series of sweeping strokes gets blood flow going in the right direction and can ease the client into a dream state.
Slow and steady wins the race. Deep Tissue is extremely effective in breaking up scar tissue and adhesions (when muscle tissue sticks to its neighboring muscle tissues), increasing range of motion, and changing the muscles from rigid to supple. This helps ease muscle pain by decreasing pressure on the nerves and increasing circulation within the muscle.
A specific form of cross-fibering that addresses the cause instead of just the symptom. Fully clothed, this is not a full body massage...it is a focused "search and destroy" mission aimed at pain relief.
Self Care / Mobility Training
We at Body Mechanics believe that frequency of treatment yeilds the best results. Therefore, we offer sessions to teach our clients how to care for themselves, to supplement sessions and save money. By using tools, stretches, and self massage, clients can further their healing by helping themselves daily.