Types of Massage at Living Arts Wellness Fort Collins, CO
During Swedish massage, the therapist will apply massage oil to your skin to facilitate various massage strokes, including the smooth, gliding strokes called effleurage.
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE
Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia.
Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) was made popular by Paul St. John and it is a massage modality that focuses on the treatment of trigger points.
MYOFASCIAL RELEASE THERAPY
Myofascial Release Therapy is a form of massage that is aimed at releasing Myofascial (connective tissue) restrictions in the body.
INTEGRATIVE MASSAGE THERAPY
Integrative Massage Therapy is a treatment that involves the integration of therapy techniques from a number of different modalities.
HOT STONE MASSAGE
Hot Stone Massage involves the application of water-heated basalt stones of varying sizes placed on key points of the body.
Prenatal Massage Studies indicate that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.
Sports Massage Focuses on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
Couples Massage Rejuvenate with a friend or loved one. Couples massage is great as a gift or to introduce someone to massage therapy.