Many people think that massage is only for relaxation. But, have you ever stopped to think about the profound benefit relaxation can have on your entire system? When is the last time you sat on the couch and just relaxed? You didn’t stress about all the things you should be doing instead of just sitting there. I know, right! Relaxation is so important because we know what a big contributor stress is to all chronic disease. And in today’s society stress is everywhere and it is unrelenting. As a busy mama, you must prioritize relaxation to manage your stress. Frequent massage is the best way to decrease the tone of your nervous system and help you unwind so the circuit doesn’t blow.
Studies have shown that massage is also beneficial for increasing immune function, improving energy and circulation, decreasing aches and pains, improving range of motion, relieving headaches and promoting tissue regeneration. Massage therapy is highly recommended as an adjunct therapy to all other services provided at Stellar to insure patients achieve the highest level of health possible.
Swedish massage is the most basic form of relaxation massage that uses a variety of long, flowing massage strokes to relax and invigorate the body. This is ideal for lowing the nervous tone for that busy momma and helping her to preserve adrenal function.
Deep Tissue massage is focused on releasing pent-up tension in the deep layers of the muscle, using deep, deliberate, and focused massage strokes. Perfect for those areas of high tension that are causing pain and leading to more stress.
Prenatal massage can reduce anxiety, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, decrease symptoms of depression, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health. The most stressful thing your body can do is to grow another human. This is not just for pampering it is an outlet that relieves stress and restores function to the changing female body.
Cupping is a bodywork technique that uses a cup with a means of suction to create therapeutic decompression. It breaks up adhesions and separates the fascia. This therapy helps resolve the congestion and adhesions that cause pain in the body. Ideal for relieving tension in very stubborn areas.