Tempe Western Massage Techniques
Tempe Western Massage Techniques
Western massage techniques focus primarily on the body to promote relaxation, improve blood circulation and relieve muscle tension. Michele's Massage AZ techniques include a variety of applications provided by trained and certified massage therapists who carefully assess your condition and recommend the most suitable treatment.
Located in Scottsdale serving Tempe and surrounding areas.
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Deep Tissue Massage
A technique that provides relief for chronic aches and muscle tension that may include the neck and shoulders, upper and lower back and leg muscles. Deep tissue massage releases chronic muscle tension using deep pressure and slow strokes that go into the fascial layers of muscle tissue at the source of an injury.
Lymph Drainage Therapy
Michele's Massage AZ massage therapists assess the body’s innate healing systems and incorporate soothing and deliberate massage therapy techniques to flush toxins, waste and excess fluids that cause tissue inflammation. Commonly applied to the face, neck and joint areas, this treatment improves circulation and enhances the body’s immune system.
The practitioner applies moderate pressure to release tension and improve mobility due to injury in the muscles and surrounding tissue. Kneading style strokes stretch and loosen the fibrous bands within the nerves and joints that extends to provide relief to muscles and connective tissues.
Post-natal massage relieves the overstretched ligaments of the lumbar and lower back areas and can also help normalize hormone levels following childbirth.
Pre-natal massage promotes relaxation and can help to relieve strained neck and back muscles particularly during the second and third trimester when the extra strain on your back is most pronounced. Michele's Massage AZ pre-natal massages are given by specially trained therapists who ensure your comfort and safety.
With its roots in acupuncture, reflexology is the application of pressure on precise points of the hands and feet to stimulate healing energy in corresponding parts in the body. Not to be confused with a simple foot massage, reflexology promotes relaxation, improves blood circulation, reduces pain and promotes overall well-being.
Our dedicated team of trained sports massage therapists concentrates on relieving muscle soreness from overuse due to athletic training or competition while increasing range of motion and flexibility. Michele's Massage AZ provides flexible sports massage scheduling prior to, or following, competitive events that soothe and restore muscle tissue and reduce stress.
One of the most popular techniques for physical relaxation and stress relief, our Swedish massage practitioners soothe aching muscles with a therapeutic touch that offers deep relaxation and loosens the top layers of muscle tissue.
Trigger Point Therapy
A massage technique that alleviates pain through isolated pressure and release of specific trigger points on the body. Treatments provide relaxation and significant relief from chronic pain.
With its origins in Ancient China, today’s acupressure techniques are derived from a range of traditional Eastern healing practices in combination with additional natural restorative methods. Several established organizations, (including the WHO) recognize the benefits of acupuncture and related Eastern therapeutic practices in the treatment of a wide range of diseases and conditions. Contact a Michele's Massage AZ Acupressure therapy specialist for practical recommendations and treatment plans.
Discovered in a 4th century ancient Chinese medicinal handbook, one of the earliest recorded reports on cupping therapy illustrates the practice of using a cup to draw up the skin as a treatment for headaches, dizziness and abdominal pain. Early practitioners used animal horns placed on specific meridian points of the body to provide relief and healing. Today, Michele's Massage AZ cupping therapy is administered by certified specialist that involves careful application of cups to the affected area of the body that loosen obstructions, draw toxins and balance the flow of ‘qi’ , - our vital life energy.
Calming and invigorating, Thai massage consists of a delightful combination of stretching and acupressure massage. Both relaxing and energizing, our Thai massage practitioners harmonize body, mind and spirit to alleviate, aches, pains and energy imbalances with personalized treatments that are adapted to your body type and particular needs. Clients regularly report feeling completely rejuvenated following a Thai massage session with one of experienced Michele's Massage AZ specialists.