Day: September 16, 2017

Neuromuscular Therapy

Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is an approach to soft tissue manual therapy in which quasi-static pressure is applied to soft tissue to stimulate skeletal striated muscle.     Neuromuscular therapy is also called trigger point myotherapy. The American Academy of Pain Management recognizes this form of massage therapy as an effective treatment for back pain caused by soft tissue injury …

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Myofascial Release

Myofascial release is a manipulative treatment that attempts to release tension in the fascia due to trauma, posture, or inflammation. Connective tissues called fascia surround the muscles, bones, nerves, and organs of the body.     What does myofascial release feel like? Relief Through Release. Here are some indications that your pain might be caused by restricted fascia and …

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Massage for Depression and Anxiety

A friendly touch can do wonders for boosting your mental health. What is Massage for Depression and Anxiety? anx·i·e·ty aNGˈzīədē/ noun a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. de·pres·sion dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun feelings of severe despondency and dejection. “self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns …

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Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).  Deep tissue massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep …

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