Therapeutic Massage Therapy seeks to restore normal functional use via mobilisation of soft tissue (muscle, fascia, and body fluids). Used to assist in the treatment of many musculoskeletal problems, is helps with circulatory, lymphatic and neurological functioning.
Trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create restrictions on myofascial connective tissue. This modality utilized gentle sustained pressure to release these restrictions to restore motion and eliminate pain. It is frequently indicated to relieve muscular pain and tension associated with fibromyalgia and also has been found to be beneficial for athletes.
One of the best known massage modalities, Swedish massage utilizes a specific set of massage movements: sliding movements (effleurage); kneading movements (petrissage); friction, or rubbing; vibration and percussion. Relaxation and stress relief are also achieved via passive and active joint movements and thestretching and bending joints with the assistance of the massage therapist.
When muscle problems are causing pain to radiate to other parts of the body, remedial massage can help. Remedial massage techniques aim to relieve symptoms by identifying and healing the source of pain. If you have particular muscle tension or chronic pain a remedial massage may be for you. Remedial massage is frequently indicated for conditions such as stiff necks, headaches, sports injuries, sciatica, and carpal tunnel.
Hot and Cold Stones
Relaxing but also invigorating, this type of massage utilizes the weight of alternating hot and cold smooth stones against the body, which the massage therapist uses to massage your tissues. Imagine the gentle caress of a roller-ball along with the stimulating effect of different temperatures! The hot stone helps release the body's tension while cool stones soothe tired muscles.
Energy work is a broad category that utilizes several modalities to address aspects of spiritual health. Cleansing practices that address the intangible--such as vibrations and energy--are used to help achieve "spiritual hygiene." Although it sounds mysterious, yoga and meditation are recognized types of energy work.
Many cultures recognize a form of universal life energy, called qi or ki. In reiki, the practitioner channels his or her life force energy via the hands with the purpose of imbuing the subject's body and soul with positive energy. This safe and gentle modality is a great adjunct to support Western medicine and other standard medical practices.
Crystals have long been recognized as conduits for healing — allowing positive, therapeutic energy to flow into the body as negative, illness-causing energy flows out. You will connect with nature as you enjoy the presence and relaxation of their natural beauty and radiant energy. Crystals carry different qualities and will be selected to enhance your growth and healing.
Dinka Massage's Signature Massage is the ultimate in healing and relaxation! Utilizing an incredible combination of therapeutic massage, essential oils, crystals, and hot rocks, expect to walk out like a new person--much happier and much more relaxed than when you walked in.