A Therapeutic massage is a process of manipulating the body’s muscles and soft tissue to help relieve pain and stress.
This type of massage can come in many modalities and techniques.
Orem Center for Massage offers the following modalities:
The Swedish Massage is used within a combination of 5 basic stroke techniques: Effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration. The Swedish Massage is a standard massage technique and usually the base of all massages as well as used in conjunction with other modalities.
Couple’s Massage consists of 2 people ( usually couples ) and two massage therapist in one room. There is something very romantic and relaxing about receiving a massage with your partner.
Prenatal Massage can help an expecting mother manage and deal with aches and pains that come with carrying a child. We have trained professional massage therapists that are well trained in the field of Prenatal Massage.
Hot Stone is when a massage therapist applies pressure to your muscles with a warm, smooth rock. The warmth, shape, and firmness of a Hot Stone help induce relaxation within tense muscles.
Massage with Cupping can help remove stressed and knotted muscles from particular areas. Cupping helps apply constant pressure to the specific area while the therapist works the remaining body.
Shiatsu Massage is a therapeutic massage that relies on the pressure with thumbs, hands, elbows or feet at the pressure points on the body. You might have had some form of Shiatsu during your massage when your therapist focuses on stretching your limbs, joints and pressure points.