Active Release Technique:
This is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles.
A thorough program of recovery from acute and chronic pain syndromes which utilizes specific massage techniques and flexibility stretching to eliminate most neuromuscular pain patterns. NMT enhances the function of joints, muscles and biomechanics (movement). It also releases endorphins, the body's natural pain killers.
A unique multi-disciplinary approach to Chronic Pain and Sports Injuries. It involves therapeutic assessment, manipulation, and movement of the soft tissue to reduce or eliminate pain and dysfunction.
Active Isolated Stretching and Strengthening (AIS): "The Mattes Method"
This provides an effective dynamic facilitated stretch of major muscle groups, but more importantly, functional physiological restoration of muscle, tendon, vertebrae, ligaments, and joints.
You may have seen this on the Olympic athletes in the summer 2008 games. It can be used to treat a virtually limitless number of ailments and injuries. It mimics the qualities of human skin and can provide proven, comfortable treatment at any age or condition.
One way this can be done is with Hot Stone Massage, done by Susan. Hot Stone Massage is a massage technique that dates back to ancient times. The heat from the stones warms and relaxes the muscles, which allows for deep pressure, if desired. The warmth improves circulation and calms the nervous system. It also improves osteoarthritis and arthritis pain. It helps reduce stress, tension, insomnia and depression. Hot Stone Massage is an hour and a half experience of complete relaxation and healing that your mind and body will be ever so grateful for.
Two people can get a massage in the same room at the same time. Male and female therapists are available. If you have a friend whose a little bit timid about getting their first massage, this is a great way to get them in and get them started.
A new FDA approved therapy that combines the principles of acupuncture and neurology with microcurrent stimulation. Around the world, MPS is successfully helping many pain patients control their pain levels and resume normal functioning in their lives again!
Escape and pamper yourself to the “BEST” Therapeutic Pedicures you have ever experienced. Just like a diamond, your treatment will have the 4 “C” to make it a perfect Therapeutic Pedicure. My Therapeutic Pedicures consist of using the Best European and American Products, following the highest standard of hygiene, knowledge and safety by using disposable foot liners, disposable tools, and your very own personalized tool kit, which will give you instant results and a feeling of brand new feet. Therapeutic Pedicures are not a luxury. In fact, they are a necessity since your feet carry your body and also help you get through your daily, physical working activities of our daily lives. It’s extremely important to keep your feet and toe nails healthy and growing correctly to prevent discomfort like ingrown nails, fungus and be able to walk with confidence and pride of your beautiful feet, with a feeling you are walking on clouds.
A science that deals with the principle that there are reflex in the feet and hands which correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body. Reflexology is a unique method of using the thumb and fingers on these reflex area. The alternating pressure stimulates and breaks up the congestion that gathers and settles in our feet. Reflexology relieves stress and tension, improves nerve and blood supply and promotes the unblocking of nerve impulses, and helps nature to normalize and balance. 85 % of disease and illness comes from stress. Reflexology is not a new modality. It has been dated as far back as 2330BC. There were paintings on the tombs of Egyptians physicians where the writings on the wall stated, “Don’t hurt me”, and the response was “I will act so that you praise me”. Eunice Ingham originated, researched and developed foot reflexology as it is known today, and her book was published in 1938. Reflexology is a serious advance in the health field and should not be confused with a foot massage.
In this procedure a combination of both raindrop therapy and reflexology are used, two great therapies, but when combined together they can be amazing. There are ten different oils used in this procedure. These oils help balance the systems of the body, reduce spinal inflammation, and known to kill pathogens, and viruses along the spine, improving immune function. These oils can stay in your system up to 5 or 7 days. Reflexology is a science that deals with the principle that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands that correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body. Reflexology is unique method of using the thumbs and fingers on these reflex areas. Reflexology relieves stress and tension, improves nerve and blood supply. Reflexology is a serious advance in the health field and should not be confused with a foot massage. The oils are worked into the feet with reflexology techniques. Following that great experience, the feet are wrapped in a warm moist towel to make the oils penetrate deeper. This is a fabulous feeling of warmth, and security. A tingling cooling effect, combined with a floating sensation in your feet will conclude your session. It will be a shame to have to walk on your feet the rest of the day.