WhiteBear is an Orthopedic Massage Specialist providing several modalities to heal you which includes Myofascial Massage, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, Hot Rock Massage, and Chair Massage.
Deep Tissue Massage Therapy
Deep Tissue Massage is a massage technique that focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fiber’s of the muscles, tendons and fascia.
Myofascial Massage is a system of bodywork that affects the connective tissue of the body through various methods that elongate and alter the plastic component and the ground matrix of the connective tissue.
Prenatal Massage Therapy
Prenatal massage can help relieve some of the physical and emotional stresses women experience during pregnancy. Many woman find relief with massage from the strain put on the spine and lower extremities by the extra weight they gain while carrying a child. Women confined to bed during pregnancy can benefit from the improved circulation, joint movements, and social contact during pregnancy. Comfort and positioning are important factors during a prenatel massage. Side-lying, reclining, supine, and prone positions each have their place in giving massage to a pregnant woman.
Sports Massage Therapy
Sports Massage is the science and art of applying massage and related techniques to ensure the health and well being of the athlete and to enhance athletic performance. The major applications of sports massage are recovery, remedial, rehabilitation, maintenance, and event. (ie, pre., inter-, and post event).
Massage combined with active and passive exercise. These techniques were developed in Sweden by Per Henrik Ling (1776-1839) Swedish Massage is best known for it’s relaxing and even flow. There are several descriptions of massage movements such as Effleurage, Petrissage, and Tapotemant.