Posted by Dr. Della Parker on June 20, 2018
All too often, massage therapy is considered a luxury instead of a valuable tool in achieving whole body wellness. The truth is that massage therapy can be remarkably curative in treating issues of chronic pain, tension, and stress.
Massage Therapy for Pain and Tension
Massage therapy is a proven stress and pain relief treatment; in fact, nearly 1 in 6 Americans sees a massage therapist regularly. Massage can balance your hormones, release muscle tension, and ease areas with chronic pain. A massage therapists’ skilled hands can loosen and release tight and painful muscle groups, like the shoulders, hips, and back.
At Stellar Health and Wellness, we perform three main forms of massage:
Swedish massage is the most basic form of relaxation massage that uses a variety of long, flowing massage strokes to relax and invigorate the body.
Deep Tissue/Trigger Point
Deep Tissue massage is focused on releasing pent-up tension in the deep layers of the muscle, using deep, deliberate, and focused massage strokes.
Prenatal massage can reduce anxiety, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, decrease symptoms of depression, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.
At Stellar Health and Wellness, we are moms and know how much work moms do. If you are a mom and want need to focus on your wellness, contact Dr. Della Parker, Integrative Nutritionist Amy Hardesty, or Massage Therapist Yvonne Schroeder for an appointment today or call 503-344-6631.