Types of Massage Therapy

Your practitioner may suggest a type that best suits your needs, but the options are many. Here is the low-down on our center’s most common types of massage.

Swedish Massage
Swedish massage will increase blood flow and lymphatic drainage with rhythmic movements and flowing strokes.

Deep Tissue Massage
Techniques that utilize deep-tissue/deep-muscle massage helps with chronic muscular pain and injury rehabilitation and reduces inflammation-related pain caused by arthritis and tendinitis.

Prenatal Massage
A gentle and therapeutic massage that focuses on the lower back, reducing fatigue and increasing overall well being, this maternity massage encourages relaxation and leaves you ready for delivery day.

Shiatsu Massage
A finger-pressure technique that utilizes traditional acupuncture points that isolates and rejuvenates muscles. This treatment focuses on specific injuries and health conditions. Shiatsu concentrates on unblocking the flow of life energy and restoring balance in the meridians and organs in order to promote self-healing and brings a sense of relaxation while stimulating blood and lymphatic flow.

Learn more about therapeutic bodywork, read our faq’s, and schedule an appointment at Acupuncture Healing Arts Center today!

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