Therapeutic massage encompasses a huge variety of techniques. It can address the full body or a single area. It can be relaxing, intense, or a combination of both. Whatever the goal of each individual session, your massage is always unique to your body.
Your needs and progress change the approach in each session, and even in each moment. The beauty is that your massage can be infinitely customized for you, and it evolves along with your needs.
Experienced massage therapist Deleen Long integrates training in a diverse range of techniques to deliver a seriously effective and peaceful massage. Here are a few of our favorite techniques:
If you have specific preferences, feel free to share them at the beginning of your session. But remember: you donâ€™t need to know what any of that stuff means in order to benefit from it! Your massage will be tailored for your body based on your consultation and the condition of your muscles.
Regardless of what’s troubling you, Deleen approaches your session with a single shared goal.
Itâ€™s that you get off the massage table in better shape than when you got there, and stay that way as long as possible. This means more than just treating your obvious complaints. It means resolving their underlying cause, including hidden sources of pain.
Many people are surprised to learn that the location of their pain is not the actual source. When one area of the body is restricted, other muscles must work harder to keep you balanced. The muscles that end up hurting are often just angry at having to do work that isnâ€™t in their job description! Treating related areas simultaneously will bring you the fastest and most complete relief.
You’ll leave the office with three important things:
What are your goals for your body? Together, weâ€™ll come up with the best way to achieve them. Whether that means a quarterly maintenance visit, a damage-control schedule of several appointments a week, or a referral to another healthcare practitioner, your unique needs and circumstances are always respected.
Massage is a valuable adjunct therapy that can help you prevent, resolve, or manage health concerns. Below is a partial list of conditions and symptoms that may be relieved through therapeutic massage:
Weâ€™re committed to making sure you always leave our office in better shape than when you got there. However, please remember that massage therapy is not a substitute for medical careâ€“it is your responsibility to seek treatment from a physician or other care provider for any conditions that concern you.
Many of our satisfied clients believe we offer the best therapeutic massage on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. Connect with us to read our endless positive reviews.