Swedish massage techniques are used to manipulate the soft tissue in the body. These techniques are used to promote relaxation, decrease stress levels and increase blood flow. Increased blood flow can help repair damaged tissue faster by bringing new white blood cells to the damaged area.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is used to treat chronic aches and pains. Techniques used to focus on the deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. The movements are slower, deeper and concentrate on the areas with pain or restrictions. The purpose of deep tissue massage is to help increase range of motion in limited joints and relieve long term chronic pain.
Therapeutic Ultrasound is the use of sound waves to penetrate the body eliciting therapeutic benefit in specific target tissues. This modality is pain free and can be used to decrease pain, hasten tissue healing time and break down scar tissue.
Interferential Current Therapy (IFC)
IFC uses medium frequency currents to produce a low frequency effect. This is a comfortable modality that can target specific tissue. IFC can be used to minimize or reverse atrophy, reduce swelling, relieve pain, and improve circulation which has formed as a result of trauma.