Manual Lymph Drainage ( MLD): MLD is a massage technique with gentle, skin-stretching movements to the whole body or specific areas of body. MLD utilizes soft-tissue mobilization to dramatically enhance lymph formation and promotes drainage ( reduce swollen areas) within the superficial and deep systems of the lymph vascular network. MLD is appropriate for clients dealing with post-surgical edema, post-traumatic edema, fibromyalgia, general detoxification and other mild edema conditions.
Myofascial / Deep Tissue Massage: This style of massage uses trigger points, fascial stretching and deep long strokes to the soft tissue of the body. The combination of modalities Joseph has learned over the years are blended together and the work is usually quite slow, giving the ability to access the deeper layers of muscle more effectively.
Motor Vehicle Accident Massage (MVA): MVA massage includes many styles of massage combined. Myo-fascial release, trigger point work, and deep tissue massage techniques are used to help rehabilitate the clients areas of tension. The relaxation benefits of massage can help reverse the effects from the shock and trauma that an auto accident can have on the nervous system. MVA massage assists to maintain and improve range of motion to help prevent the formation of scar tissue and other myo-fascial adhesions. Massage after an auto accident increases circulation (blood supply) to the affected area thereby giving it the nutrients it needs to heal properly and rids the area of waste products.
Pregnancy Massage: This form of massage aims to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. Each prenatal massage is customized to the needs of each pregnant women. During the massage support pillows are utilized to ensure comfort and relaxation.
Swedish Massage: Swedish massage targets the uppermost layer of muscles and aims to relieve muscle tension. This style improves circulation and promotes relaxation by utilizing softer massage stokes.Booking this style of massage will let Joseph know you want a softer form of massage.