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Types of Massage

There are a variety of different styles, types and techniques of massage utilized by massage therapists. We've provided a description of some of the more popular and well known types of massage being used today.

» Deep Tissue Massage
» Neuromuscular Massage
» Trigger Point Therapy
» Medical Massage Therapy
» Swedish Massage
» Acupressure
» MyoKinesthetics
» Moxibustion in Massage
» Cupping in Massage
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Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is also not uncommon for receivers of Deep Tissue Massage to have their pain replaced with a new muscle ache for a day or two. Deep tissue work varies greatly. What one calls deep tissue another will call light. When receiving deep tissue work it is important to communicate what you are feeling.

Neuromuscular Massage

Neuromuscular Massage uses static pressure that is applied to soft tissue that addresses postural distortion, biomechanical dysfunction, nerve compression syndrome, and ischemia (restriction in blood supply to tissues).

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy addresses a tight area within muscle tissue that refers or transfers pain in other parts of the body. This type of technique alleviates the source of the pain by using a process of isolated pressure and release.

Medical Massage

Medical Massage is a type of treatment that is targeted to a specific problem (examples: chronic pain or carpal tunnel syndrome) you may have been diagnosed and are documented after a thorough evaluation. There is a defined outcome for the basis of this treatment.

Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage uses long, flowing strokes to massage. These common strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber) and vibration/shaking. Swedish massage is helpful in relaxing the mind & body, reducing pain, improve joint stiffness, boost immunity, and improve circulation.


Acupressure is an alternative technique & smililar to Acupuncture. It is based on the concept of energy meridians of the body. Acupressure consists of pressure that is applied to trigger points & key meridian points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridian paths.


MyoKinesthetics uses a movement technique with the muscles that corrects, re-educates and balances the nervous system.

Moxibustion in Massage

Moxibustion in Massage is a type traditional Chinese medicine therapy using moxa. Moxa is made from dried mugwort. In this type of technique, it is warmed/burned on or above the patientes skin to warm regions and meridian points to help with stimulating circulation and inducing a smoother flow of blood and qi.

Cupping in Massage aditional

Cupping in Massage is an ancient Chinese medicine therapy in which a local suction is created on the skin. Cupping helps mobilize blood flow in order to promote healing & treat diseases.

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