Bodywork Categories

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**NOTE: the majority of the copy written here is just copy and pasted from oddball internet articles, we'll fill it in when we have it.

Also If you would like to link any of these shorter descriptions to outside sources that is totally possible (see Swedish massage for example).

Prenatal

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TAKE TIME FOR YOURSELF AS YOUR BODY WORKS SO HARD TAKING CARE OF BABY. COME VISIT MY MISSION NEIGHBORHOOD STUDIO WHERE I AM FULLY EQUIPPED WITH X PREGNANCY PILLOWS TO TAKE CARE OF ALL OF YOUR PRE AND POST NATAL MASSAGE NEEDS. 

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— yelp user

Craniosacral

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY OR (CST) IS A GENTLE, HANDS-ON APPROACH THAT RELEASES TENSIONS DEEP IN THE BODY TO RELIEVE PAIN AND DYSFUNCTION AND IMPROVE WHOLE BODY HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE.


 

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— yelp user 2

Deep Tissue

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DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE WORKS BY MANIPULATING THE MUSCLES' UNDERLYING CONNECTIVE ISSUE-CALLED FASCIA-TO LOOSEN UP AREAS THAT HAVE STUCK TOGETHER TO FORM "KNOTS" AND INCREASE OVERALL FLEXIBILITY. THIS STRETCHES TISSUE AND RELEASES TOXINS THAT WERE TRAPPED IN THE ADHESIONS.

 

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— another

Myofascial

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MYOFASCIAL RELEASE (MFR) THERAPY FOCUSES ON RELEASING MUSCULAR SHORTNESS AND TIGHTNESS. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF CONDITIONS AND SYMPTOMS THAT MYOFASCIAL RELEASE THERAPY ADDRESSES.

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— who

Relaxation Massage

 
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DURING A RELAXATION MASSAGE THERE IS LESS EMPHASIS ON WORKING OUT SERIOUS ADHESIONS OR KNOTS IN THE MUSCLE TISSUE AND THE THERAPIST WON'T PUSH YOUR PAIN LIMITS IN ORDER TO GET THE MUSCLE TO RELEASE.

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— me

Sports Therapy

 
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SPORTS MASSAGE WAS ORIGINALLY DEVELOPED TO HELP ATHLETES PREPARE THEIR BODIES FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE, RECOVER AFTER A BIG EVENT, OR FUNCTION WELL DURING TRAINING. SPORTS MASSAGE EMPHASIZES PREVENTION AND HEALING OF INJURIES TO THE MUSCLES AND TENDONS.

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— athlete

Swedish Therapy

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SWEDISH MASSAGE IS THE MOST COMMON TYPE OF MASSAGE AT THE SPA. SWEDISH MASSAGE COMBINES VARIOUS HANDS-ON TECHNIQUES INCLUDING GLIDING, KNEADING, AND CROSS-FIBER FRICTION TO BREAK UP MUSCLE KNOTS, CALLED ADHESIONS.

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— me again

Trigger Point Therapy

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TRIGGER POINT IS A TIGHT AREA WITHIN MUSCLE TISSUE THAT CAUSES PAIN IN OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY. A TRIGGER POINT IN THE BACK, FOR EXAMPLE, MAY REDUCE REFERRAL PAIN IN THE NECK. THE NECK, NOW ACTING AS A SATELLITE TRIGGER POINT, MAY THEN CAUSE PAIN IN THE HEAD. THE PAIN MAY BE SHARP AND INTENSE OR A DULL ACHE.

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— happy customer