Swedish: Intended to relax and energize you, this is the most common type. Long strokes, kneading and friction techniques are used on the more superficial layers of the muscles, combined with active and passive movements of the joints.
Deep tissue: For muscle damage from an injury, such as whiplash or back strain. It’s designed to release chronic patterns of tension through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on contracted areas.
Injury: Uses the technique of deep tissue massage and targets areas specific to injury or illness, such as headaches, back pain, ankle sprains and joint disorders.
Hot stone: A technique used in conjunction with other modalities in which warmed stones are placed on specific spots, such as acupuncture points, and sometimes used as massage tools.
Sports: Aimed at enhancing athletic performance and recovery by helping to prevent and treat injuries and keep the body flexible.” ~ Source: CourierJournal.com
Please contact John Morgan, certified massage therapist, to learn more about massages!