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Swedish Massage

This type of massage involves different strokes including gliding and non gliding. The benefits of Swedish massage include the following: It Increases circulation of blood and lymph, and also increases 10-15% of oxygen capacity after each session; it reduces movement restriction of body and limbs; It softens scar tissues; It reduces the stress caused by prolonged pain, excess working or emotional tension; It increases the range of motion of body parts; It helps to improve the lymph flow and It prevents injuries.

  • 60 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $70.00
  • 90 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $100.00
  • 120 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $130.00

Deep Tissue Massage

This massage modality includes slower and more forceful strokes targeting deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues (fascia). Deep tissue massage is commonly used to help repair muscle that has been damaged from injuries. The benefits of deep tissue massage are among others: It reduces chronic pain; It increases blood flow; It reduces inflammation that causes pain; It relieves muscle tension, which is often a side effect of chronic pain, by loosening the tight tissue clusters; Deep tissue massage also helps to increase the body’s production of serotonin, the hormone that maintains mood balance. It breaks scar tissue, which is often associated with ongoing pain and stiffness; It improves flexibility and range of motion.

  • 60 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $80.00
  • 90 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $110.00
  • 120 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $140.00

Sports Massage

This type of massage is designed to prepare athletes for their best performance by reducing the fatigue, and relieving the muscle swelling and tension. The sport massage should be applied before and after an athletic performance. A pre-massage is always advised in order to warm up the major muscles to be used and to improve tissue pliability. Post- massage is mainly focused upon body recovery by reducing muscle spasms and metabolic build- up occurred during vigorous exercise. Other sport massage benefits are: It prevents or relieves delayed onset muscle soreness caused by tissue damage; Relief is accomplished by means of stimulation of blood and lymph flow throughout the entire body; It provides stress and pain reduction. The body releases endorphins as effect of sport massage, and thereby anxiety decreases; It helps relieve pain and prevent injuries that may affect flexibility, mobility and response time; sport massage can reduce chronic tight muscles and lack of flexibility; It prevents muscular strain.

  • 60 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $85.00
  • 90 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $115.00
  • 120 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $145.00

Prenatal Massage

This is a therapeutic massage that focuses on special needs of pregnant mothers related to their bodies and babies due to the dramatic changes experienced during pregnancy. It can help improve the functioning of muscles and joints. It improves the blood circulation and relieves mental and physical fatigue. It helps future mothers to be prepared for labor and also involves emotional support. Some benefits of the prenatal massage are: It relieves the stress on bearing joints caused by gained weight; It helps in healing of common discomforts such as: lower back pain, upper back pain, headaches, leg cramps, sciatica, stiffness; tension and knots, carpal tunnel syndrome, heartburn, and acid reflux; fatigue, varicose breath, edema of the lower extremities and neck pain; It increases the blood circulation, which in turn promotes absorption of more oxygen and nutrients to both, the mother and fetus, and It also stimulates the lymph system, thereby increasing immunity and removal of toxins; It soothes and relaxes the nervous system by boosting endorphins into the mother’s body, so making expectant mothers feel more relaxed. As a consequence, they are able to get asleep more easily and deeply; It stabilizes hormonal level and helps relieve depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes.

  • 60 minutes ………………………………………………………………… $75.00

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Per 50 minute session – $100. This is a technique developed in Germany by Emil Vodder. It is also known as MLD and it consists of several techniques that apply gentle massage. The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system through which lymphatic fluid, also known as “the river of life”, which circulates and irrigates the entire body. It plays a key role in the functioning of immune system. The body contains an intricate system of lymphatic vessels that carry clear lymphatic fluid, also called lymph, from the lymph nodes throughout the body to the heart. However, blood does not come into direct contact with the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system removes fluid from body tissues that may be delivered by the blood, absorbs fatty acids from the intestines, circulates white blood cells and responds to infections.

Lymph Edema

is a medical condition that occurs when the lymphatic system becomes blocked or does not remove efficiently the excess of fluids from the body tissue.

Edema

is the swelling of body tissues due to accumulation of fluid within the tissues and/or due to dysfunction of lymphatic system. The Lymph edema may be caused by certain infections, parasites, surgeries, injuries, radiation or canc

MLD- Pregnancy

is the Manual Lymph Drainage Massage performed on pregnant patients who suffer from lymph edema. The benefits of MLD during pregnancy are many, but in special the following: Keep functions of the immune system in optimal conditions; It prevents illnesses; It reduces the edema retention; It prevents stretch marks; It helps for stress management; It provides constipation relief. On the other hand, MDL may cause in some patients side effects such as increased output, headache, odor/urination color changes and tiredness.

MLD – of the Head, Neck, and Face

is the Manual Lymph Drainage Massage that is specifically focused on the head, neck, and face areas and it is often performed on plastic surgery patients. It is performed before and after surgeries to provide patients with a short postoperative recovery and a return to normal activity and sensation of the operated areas. It is also a treatment performed on patients that face medical conditions such as headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, bell’s palsy, ear aches, sinusitis, strokes, burns, Alzheimer, and glaucoma. The benefits of MLD of the Head, Neck, and Face include the following: It increases vessel activity and promotes lymph flow. It removes waste and eradication of cellular debris. Transportation of healthy nutrients can be enhanced 10x’s to facilitate detoxification, edema and bruising reduction through maximization of the immune system. It reduces post operative recovery from 9-12 months to 6 weeks- 3months.