Massage therapy is an effective complement to Chiropractic care, helping facilitate the natural healing process by increasing circulation and flexibility. One of the oldest healing arts, therapeutic massage helps reduce stress and relieve chronic and acute pain. It has also been proven to be a beneficial modality for proper brain function and long-term overall health. Studies show that massage therapy has far reaching benefits, from bolstering sleep, mood and the immune system, to improving serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain.
For expectant mothers, prenatal massage has been shown to assist with shorter labor, decrease the need for medication, and lessen depression and anxiety. Gentle massage can improve breathing and muscle tone, relax muscles and alleviate discomfort commonly experienced in pregnancy, such as sciatica, mid to lower back pain, neck and shoulder tension and uncomfortable digestive issues. Our offices are equipped with special massage tables and wedges to support the pregnant woman’s changing body.
According to the principle of reflexology, every part of the human body is mapped into the feet. Unlike other foot massages that intend to mostly relieve tension in the feet themselves, reflexology focuses on applying pressure to the specific nerve zones in your feet and aims to harmonize the body. While encouraging a relaxed mind and body, reflexology also aids in the relief of back and shoulder pain, headache and migraines, PMS and digestive orders.
This popular massage style includes long, rhythmic strokes, kneading and various other therapeutic techniques. Swedish massage affects all systems of the body from releasing tight muscles and flushing your tissues of waste and toxins, to increasing circulation and flexibility.
Self-care habits are important for your body, especially for your long-term health. Consider therapeutic massage a necessary part of your overall wellness plan. Our licensed massage therapist Alaina White can help you determine which massage modality is right for your specific health condition.
Call our office to schedule your massage therapy appointment 631.265.1223.
Sessions are available in 30, 45 and 60 minute intervals (80 minute available for Swedish Massage). Enhance your therapeutic experience with hot stones, reflexology or exfoliating scrub & foot massage, available for an additional fee.
Add a hot stone back treatment on to your massage to add to your massage experience: the heat of the stones can deepen relaxation and help your muscles release quicker than massage alone.
Add a 15 minute Reflexology session to your massage experience. Using pressure-point massage techniques, Reflexology can help alleviate stress, promote relaxation and restore balance throughout your body.