Ask A Massage Therapist About Treatment Techniques – How It Will Help You
When you meet with a Sunstone Massage therapist, you can ask about treatment, techniques and how it will benefit you.
You can ask the therapist if they think massage can help and if it’s a muscle related concern.
You can ask the massage therapist for information on the ailment and to take better care.
You can ask about their knowledge regarding your specific issues.
If you’ve decided you would like to get a massage, we recommend a visit to a Registered Massage Therapist.
Do you have inflammation? eg. arthritis
Do you have cardiovascular related history? eg. high blood pressure
Do you have back pain?
Are you stressed?
Are you an athlete?
Are you expecting a baby?
Do you have shoulder pain?
Do you have any artificial joints?
If you answered yes to any of these questions and you have any of these conditions going on, or any other conditions, you do need to talk to your doctor before you receive massage.
Be sure to consult your physician before beginning any massage treatment and also share the medical information with the Registered Massage Therapist.
There are many types of massages and techniques to choose from for your pain.
Deciding what form of massage technique to do depends on your medical assessment, symptoms, ailments, previous injury, diagnosis and depends on your goals.
At Sunstone Massage we use a system of soft tissue manipulation, muscles massage, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints that covers:
Sliding, kneading and stretching with applied pressure intensities. Manipulation of soft tissue by:
- Effleurage – sliding and gliding
- Petrisage – kneading and compression
- Tapotement – percussive technique (similar to tapping or percussion)
- Friction and rubbing
- Static Touch (holding)
- Static Vibration (touch without movement)
- Static Coarse Vibration – fine vibration
- Joint movements – 1st degree, 2nd degree, 3rd degree and 4th degree (mobilization and stretching)
- Lymphatic Drainage
- Trigger Points
Let Sunstone Massage take a look at your medical history, use clinical reasoning, trained techniques and develop a treatment plan and perform the appropriate technique on the affected area to get the best possible result.
SunstoneMassage.com Therapy – Re-define your Health. 647-233-2569