Learn more about the techniques that may be used during your massage treatment.
Myofascial cupping encourages healing by creating a suction on the skin using plastic cups that pull up underlying tissues and fluids close to the surface of the skin.
Trigger Point Therapy
Trigger Point Therapy uses compression, stretch and hydrotherapy to release the palpable nodules that create pain and sensitivity associated with tightened tissues.
Fascial tissue that seems rigid and fixed are treated to sustained, light pressure and stretches. This technique can loosen release these tight tissues and alleviate pain.
Active Release Technique
In this technique, varying levels of pressure are applied to abnormal tissue while actions and movements are performed by the client.
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching is technique where the muscle is stretched and contracted to increase range of motion.
Swedish massage is the classic techniques used by a massage therapist. They include as gliding, stroking, kneading, and vibrations.
Why is it called Swedish Massage?
In the early 1800s, Pehr Henrik Ling developed a system of movement for physical rehabilitation in Sweden. He eventually opened his own centre devoted to these practices. These techniques eventually became known as “Swedish Massage.” They are the massage techniques that many people are familiar with today.
Le Soleil Health & Wholeness, Ltd.
Roots on Whyte Community Building
#201, 8135 – 102 St NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 4A4
Call (780) 414-1466
Grace of Being Massage Therapy
Strathcona Health Centre
#302A, 8225 – 105 St NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 4H2