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Massage Therapy

Deep Tissue - a strong massage that focuses on reaching deep muscles and fascia. It can be somewhat intense in pressure, but is a great compliment to Trigger Point Therapy.

Sports Massage -
Used to treat sore muscles or to work on sports injuries. Using a cross-fiber technique, sports massage helps to break up scar tissue and can accelerate the healing of injured muscles.

Trigger Point Therapy -
trigger points are hot spots in the muscle where pain may originate or where pain has been referred. Trigger points can be activated by an injury, by overworking a muscle, from trauma or from stress. Trigger Point/Myotherapy is done by applying pressure directly on the 'hot spot' of the muscle. Trigger Point Therapy has a 95% success rate in healing acute and chronic pain.

For real life client experiences, please check out my case studies.

You can benefit from a combination of these massage techniques especially if you are:

  • A computer user
  • Suffering from any chronic pain such as an old injury from an accident
  • An athlete
  • Recovering from an illness

Physical Benefits of Massage:
  • Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Reduces muscle spasms
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Enhances athletic performance; Treats injuries caused during sports or work
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Helps relieve tension-related headaches
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Treats musculoskeletal problems
  • Enhances rehabilitation post operative or after injury
Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy:
  • Fosters peace of mind and promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness and well-being
  • Helps relieve mental stress
  • Improves ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  • Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • Reduces levels of anxiety
  • Increases awareness of mind-body connection
Source: AMTA

 

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Laura Sadler,
LMT CMT
818-562-7764

Located in Burbank