Many of today’s health problems can benefit from massage therapy because at the core of massage it is the manipulation of soft tissues; soft tissues which can affect all systems of our body. Massage has been touted as one of the oldest forms of medical treatment and in recent years its benefits have been supported by many qualitative and quantitative research.
Acupuncture is an ancient, safe and effective treatment option It stimulates the release of endorphins – the body’s natural pain-relieving neurohormones – through the insertion of needles into specific anatomical points (acupuncture points) to encourage natural healing. Therapeutic effects include pain relief, muscle relaxation and muscle stimulation.
Exercise and Rehab
In addition to hands on massage Kelly will prescribe some home exercises and rehab to complement your treatment and prolong the effects of the massage. These home prescriptions will also help you feel better day to day and recover faster. Please see the REHAB tab for some great information and videos of common conditions and exercises that can help.
Aromatherapy uses essential oils, aromatic liquids occurring naturally in various parts of plants, herbs, flowers, fruits, woods and spices; for the purpose of altering one's mood, cognitive, psychological or physical well-being.