Massage is application of pressure to the skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Our clients use different types of massages to deal with a variety of health-related purposes. These massage variations firm, soft, trigger point, stretch based and many more. Many seek leisure stress relieving benefits while others are interested in medically beneficial massages. North Shore Elite offers:
The most standard form of massage for people who are unfamiliar with different massage types. Most Swedish Massage focus on relaxation of the body. Therapists commonly use soft, long strokes to increase blood flow, gradually break up knots or just to provide general piece of mind.
This style utilizes a deeper pressure applied to trouble spots. Often tension is held in multiple layers between the muscle tissue, tendons and fascia. Deep tissue massage is great for those looking to address chronic pain and muscular-related pain issues.
Massage geared to prepare for or recover from a specific sporting event. This commonly includes running, cycling, basketball, tennis and much more. Sports massage helps prevention and recovery related to chronic overuse injuries due to repetitive movements.
Style in which the therapist uses his or her own body to place the client in various positions. This involves a compression and stretching of the muscle tissue, joints and ligaments. The gentle push allows one to experience stretches at a level unattainable to one’s own. The receiver is mostly passive throughout the whole process.
A form of therapy of Japanese origin based on the same principles as acupuncture, in which pressure is applied to certain points on the body using the hands.