Are you interested in getting a massage but don't know which style to choose? Here is an overview of the different types of massage and muscular therapies offered by Nolan Watts Cambridge Massage Therapy.
A massage therapy focusing on muscle systems relevant to a particular sport.
A form of bodywork that is manipulative in nature and seeks to rebalance the body by releasing tension in the fascia. Long, stretching strokes are utilized to release muscular tension.
Releases 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 grain of muscles, tendons and fascia. It is called deep tissue, because it also focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue.
Utilizes a system of long strokes, kneading and friction techniques on the more superficial layers of the muscles, combined with active and passive movements of the joints.
A a supplement to an athlete's warm-up to enhance circulation and reduce excess muscle and mental tension prior to competition. It also improves tissue pliability, readying the athlete for top performance.
Geared toward reducing the muscle spasms and metabolic build-up that occur with vigorous exercise. Various sports massage techniques enhance the body¹s own recovery process, improving the athlete¹s return to high-level training and competition, and reducing the risk of injury.