Massage Therapy

Invest in Your Health

Now MORE THAN EVER!

Consumers may be tempted to trim their wellness budgets when economic times are tough. Yet a recent national consumer survey showed most massage-minded Americans are committed to maintaining the health benefits they experience with massage. It makes sense — the better you feel, the better job you can do of caring for yourself and your loved ones.

0_0_0_0_221_152_csupload_22357523Massage should play a role in reducing stress and strengthening the health of Americans. When people feel their best, they are more likely to be able to face the challenges difficult times present. With greater health and peace of mind, consumers can face difficulties with poise, clarity of purpose, and strengthened emotional reserves.

Truly, massage is more than a luxury — it’s a vital part of self-care that has a positive ripple effect on us as we work, play, and care for others.

Positive Effects
The positive effects of regular massage can have benefits in many areas of your life.
Home: Massage therapy helps families under stress create healthy households with clear thinking and more relaxed moms and dads. Individuals taking care of themselves are better equipped to be responsive caregivers who can provide a sense of security — to children, partners, aging parents, or other family members.
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Work: The health benefits of massage can help forestall illnesses and lost work time, especially when you may be asked to produce more with fewer resources. Decision-making skills will be better and your performance is likely to be improved with a clear focus and more energy.
Health: Those with existing health conditions can continue to reap benefits in the following ways. Proactively caring for health through massage may help reduce costly doctor visits and use of prescription and over-the-counter medications.
The Research Shows
• Massage can reduce sports-related soreness and improve circulation — good to know when you may be exercising more to reduce stress.
• Deep-tissue massage is effective in treating back pain, arthritis, and other chronic pains.
• Fibromyalgia patients receiving massage have less pain, depression, anxiety, stiffness, fatigue, and problems sleeping.
• Massage reduces symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
• Oncology patients show less pain, fatigue, nausea, anxiety, and depression following massage therapy.
• Stroke patients show less anxiety and lower blood pressure with massage therapy.
• Massage therapy is effective is reducing postsurgical pain.
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Invest in Yourself and Those You LoveIf you think about it, massage is an excellent value. The price of massage has remained stable in recent years, as the cost of movies, dining out, and sports events has risen. Which of these has the power to improve your health and your outlook on life?
In economically challenging times, it is vital to invest in preventative healthcare. The last thing you want is to get sick, have to take time off work, and pay expensive medical bills.
The following are health reasons all American adults should be including massage in their family budgets and schedules:
0_0_0_0_184_244_csupload_22357613Massage therapy:Boosts the immune system.Reduces anxiety.Reduces the flow of stress hormones.Improves sleep.Improves energy levels and reduces fatigue.Improves concentration.Increases circulation.esteem.Reduces frequency of headaches, including migrainesReleases endorphins.

 

Sarah Dick, LMT

Certified in:

Fertility and Female Balancing Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Precision Neuromuscular Therapy

Sarah was trained at the Chicago School of Massage therapy. In addition to Fertility, she specializes in chronic pain, especially shoulder, neck, and foot pain.


Leah McCloskey, LMT

Certified in:

Lypossage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Medical Massage

Leah was trained at the Wellness Institute of Massage Therapy, and specializes in pregnancy massage, lypossage, as well as chronic pain.

Fertility Massage: Giving support for natural conception or assisted reproductive technologies. A Certified Fertility Massage Specialist uses specific techniques that increase blood flow to the pelvic area, improve hormone function, improve energy flow, and encourage ovulation. Call for a consultation, or come in and ask!
Female Balancing Massage: Using the same techniques used in Fertility massage, PMS, Menopause, Endometriosis, PCOS, and any other Female issues can be improved. It helps correct symptoms, but also addresses the causes of the problems.
Lypossage: A body contouring technique. A Certified Lypotherapist uses techniques that strenghthen the weakened connective tissue that causes cellulite. Lypossage removes toxins from the affected cells, improving your health as well as apperance. No need to have surgery – Lypossage can take off inches, smooth the skin, and even help with other chronic issues! Pictures of past clients are available, so just come in and ask!
Lymphatic Drainage Massage: A gentle touch therapeutic massage that promotes health and aids in recovery from illness. This powerful yet sublte technique enhances the removal of toxins from the cells and tissues and supports the immune system. It does all this by improving the flow of bodily water, known as lymph.

Other specialties include:

  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • CranioSacral Therapy
 
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