Neuromuscular massage therapy is highly specialized soft tissue manipulation that supports clients with particularly significant muscular aches and pains throughout the body. Typically, this session will be focused on the one or two problematic areas. A neuromuscular massage may focus on areas such as, but not limited to:
A best approach to having neuromuscular massage scheduled is to plan for your next massage to be within a short window, such as one to two weeks, so your body has time to assess, adjust and analyze its state prior to the next massage. Please hydrate well and stretch after having a neuromuscular massage as it will help you feel refreshed and renewed.
A myofascial release session is good for clients with chronic and long lasting pain. One of the main goals of myofascial release with neuromuscular massage is to ease tension in the body and reduce tightness in the connective tissue. This massage is often best when utilized in conjunction with seated massage sessions.
The goal for this massage is to reduce inflammation and tension in a specific area of the body. Typically scheduled as: Upper Body / Hips & Low back / Lower Body .
Disclaimer: Please consult your physician prior to booking any massage type.
Please communicate with your therapist any maintenance and athletic goals, issues or contra-indications (diseases, surgeries, ailments, etc.) prior to receiving bodywork.
Cranial sacral is a noninvasive manual (massage) terapy that relieves the Central Nervous System with a light 5 milligram compression in the bones of the skull as well as connecting the head to the sacrum of the spinal column. Receiving a cranial-sacral session will help you address connective tissue, nervous system, and deep muscular issues in the body. This type of energetic bodywork will leave you in a state of deep relaxation.
Attire for this session will be light weight, form fitting, comfortable athletic clothing. A cranial-sacral session is customized based on the assessment of your individual health struggles and may be an effective relief for clients suffering from chronic headaches, migraines, temporomandibular joint (also known as TMJ), neck pain and limited range of motion.
A cranial-sacral session may also be suggested if you've recently been in a car accident or other serious collission or trauma and experienced a "whipping" effect. If you experienced whiplash, cranial-sacral is a great tool to incorporate for your serious pain relief and full recovery.
A cranial-sacral session may incorporate light stretching, soft pressures and relaxing essential oils so you may truly feel relief from what ails you.
Sports massage is performed either on a massage table or a chair at times. Sports massage is a non-invasive style of massage where the client may wear comfortable clothing to receive the work.
When it comes to your sports recovery, SMART Bodywork® offers the best value for your muscles to release and find relaxation. A session of professional sports massage is really valuable for student-athletes who are being challenged to compete at their highest performance level.
When it's all said and done, regardless of on the field or in the boardroom, a sports massage is a great asset for your body to feel good so you can perform your work at your very best.
We incorporate movement, pressure and breath to help you feel less pain and find more motion.