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Services

Different Techniques for Different Needs
Full-body therapeutic massage sessions are designed based on the needs of each individual client. I do not force clients to choose a particular modality for their treatment ahead of time, and then charge extra for other options. I charge an hourly rate only, and use the best modality or combination of modalities to achieve the goals of that session based upon client needs and how their body is responding. It is very common for the treatment of a client to change as time goes on and changes are affected in the body. These sessions include a combination of:

Swedish Massage - This is the most common and best known of all massage modalities. It is the basis of, or at least partially integrated into almost every Western massage modality there is. Using long flowing strokes with light to moderate pressure, Swedish Massage increases blood and lymph circulation, flushes and relaxes muscles and tissues, and reduces stress

Deep Tissue Sculpting
 - Slow, focused application of pressure into the deeper layers of muscle and fascia. Used to release chronic adhesions in muscles and connective tissue that can cause pain and limit range of motion. It is especially useful in the treatment of chronic pain and injury rehabilitation, as well as conditions such as tendonitis that cause inflammation and pain. The muscles must be relaxed in order to effectively perform deep tissue massage, otherwise tight surface muscles prevent the practitioner from reaching deeper musculature. For this reason it is generally integrated with other massage techniques.

Myofascial Release
 - Long, stretching strokes and sustained compression geared to soften, lengthen, and release adhesions in the connective tissue that surrounds and interconnects muscles (fascia). Over time, injury, disease, repetitive motion, and aging can cause the fascia to become adhesive and inelastic, which causes muscle pain and tension and restricts range of motion. Myofascial Release can help break up these adhesions and return fascia to its normal elastic state, which will relieve pain and help restore proper posture and range of motion.

Neuromuscular
 Therapy- Also known as Muscle Energy Technique or Proprioceptive Neruomuscular Facilitation (PNF), this modality uses a combination of stretching, pressure and isometric exercise to release chronic muscle contractions and break the "pain-spasm-pain" cycle. Based on neurological laws that explain how the central nervous system initiates and maintains pain, the goal is to help relieve the pain and dysfunction by understanding and alleviating the underlying cause It is also used to locate and release spasms and hypercontraction in the tissue, eliminate trigger points that cause referred pain, rebuild the strength of injured tissues, and restore proper musculoskeletal alignment to various areas of the body.

Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger points are knots or taut bands of muscle usually caused by injury or overuse. While locally painful, these ponts also cause referred pain in other areas of the body (trigger points in the neck or shoulder can cause pain in the arms and hands, etc). Treatment of these points includes compression, myofascial release, and stretching of the affected muscles to release the knots, which provides relief in the referred pain area

Sports MassageRecognized as an important part of a regular maintenance program, sports massage is widely used by individuals, teams, and Olympic and professional athletes. Sports massage is particularly useful for athletes who routinely push their physical limits, but can also have many benefits for someone beginning a new workout routine, recovering from an injury, or preparing for a tournament or event.


Pricing

30 Minute
60 Minute
90 Minute
$50
$75
$100


Gift Certificates
Gift Certificates are available in any denomination and can be redeemed for any of the above services. They make great gifts for special occasions, gift swaps, Thank You gifts, Client/Employee appreciation, etc.

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Multi-Packs
We also offer discounted Multi-Packs, either in bundles of gift Certificates or as a single gift card.
Pricing: 5-session packs of one hour massages are $325 ($50 Savings) and 10-packs are $600 ($150 Savings)

On-Site Massage
Any of these services are available at your home, office, or event for the same hourly prices listed plus a small travel fee. Please call for more details

ME Lic# MT2541
NH Lic# 2501M
Certified Myofascial Release Massage (MRM) Practitioner
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