Sandstone Therapeutic Services
Our massage techniques focus primarily on the body to promote relaxation, improve blood circulation and relieve muscle tension. Sandstone Therapeutic Massage techniques include a variety of applications provided by trained and certified massage therapists who carefully assess your condition and recommend the most suitable treatment.
Although scientific research into the health benefits of acupressure treatments vary, acupressure recipients regularly report significant relief and positive results from a variety of health conditions that range from preventing nausea following chemotherapy treatments in cancer patients, to alleviating chronic depression and anxiety disorders.
The use of cups on affected areas creates a localized pressure that acts as a vacuum to draw blood to the surface and facilitate healing. Experienced Sandstone Therapeutic Massage practitioners tailor treatments to achieve both therapeutic and stress relieving effects to harmonize the energy pathways of the body.
Deep Tissue Massage
A technique that provides relief for chronic aches and muscle tension that may include the neck and shoulders, upper and lower back and leg muscles. Deep tissue massage releases chronic muscle tension using deep pressure and slow strokes that go into the fascial layers of muscle tissue at the source of an injury.
Hot Stone Massage
With this relaxing technique heat is transferred to the body using specialized polished stones which are placed at key points on the body. Heat makes the muscles expand and become more pliable, allowing a professional therapist to get deep into the tissue to remove knots and eliminate tension.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy
Sandstone Therapeutic Massage massage therapists assess the body’s innate healing systems and incorporate soothing and deliberate massage therapy techniques to flush toxins, waste and excess fluids that cause tissue inflammation. Commonly applied to the face, neck and joint areas, this treatment improves circulation and enhances the body’s immune system.
The practitioner applies moderate pressure to release tension and improve mobility due to injury in the muscles and surrounding tissue. Kneading style strokes stretch and loosen the fibrous bands within the nerves and joints that extends to provide relief to muscles and connective tissues.
Positional Release Therapy
Carried out by a trained and certified Sandstone Therapeutic Massage massage therapist, positional release moves both the muscle and joint simultaneously to achieve a full release of tension and restore pain-free movement. Positional release is an effective technique that restores joint mobility, relieves fascial tension and muscle spasms while addressing a range of soft tissue dysfunctions.
With its roots in acupuncture, reflexology is the application of pressure on precise points of the hands and feet to stimulate healing energy in corresponding parts in the body. Not to be confused with a simple foot massage, reflexology promotes relaxation, improves blood circulation, reduces pain and promotes overall well-being. Our Clinical Reflexologist has had proven success through the use of specific protocols to help with major ailments such as Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and more.
Pre-natal massage promotes relaxation and can help to relieve strained neck and back muscles particularly during the second and third trimester when the extra strain on your back is most pronounced. Sandstone Therapeutic Massage pre-natal massages are given by specially trained therapists who ensure your comfort and safety.
Reiki is a Japanese therapy technique that promotes deep relaxation and stress relief as the basis for healing of many types of ailments. Administered with the hands that never actually touch the body; Reiki treatments focus on directing a balanced energy flow to naturally stimulate the body’s immune system.
Similar to other ancient Eastern therapies, the practice of Shiatsu massage not only addresses the signs and symptoms of a particular condition, but is used to achieve a complete physical energy evaluation that helps to determine the most suitable treatment technique. Often performed on the table alongside therapeutic massage.
The most common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing
Calming and invigorating, Thai massage consists of a delightful combination of stretching and acupressure massage. Both relaxing and energizing, our Thai massage practitioners harmonize body, mind and spirit to alleviate, aches, pains and energy imbalances with personalized treatments that are adapted to your body type and particular needs.