What are the benefits of therapeutic massage?
There are many benefits of massage therapy including relieving stress both mentally and physically, diminishing muscle tightness, increasing mobility in joints, and improving circulation.
By using varying degrees of touch to manipulate the soft tissue muscle, a massage therapist can relieve pain and stress and help to rehabilitate injuries.
Some of the Massages We Offer:
For athletes or physically active people. Best if your goal is to enhance athletic performance.
Increases circulation and relieves tired, aching muscles. Light to moderate pressure. Very gentle, relaxing, and stress reducing. If this is your first massage, this is a good one to try.
Trigger Point Massage
Uses myofascial technique, releases tight areas within the muscles that cause pain due to muscle overuse, repetitive stress or injury. Isolated pressure and release.
Deep Tissue Massage
Best for chronically tight or painful muscles. Massage therapist will work with you to determine your comfort level. May feel sore for a day or two after deep tissue massage.
Katherine Ford is a Licensed Massage Therapist, who works with all ages and populations ranging from the high school athlete to hospice patients. Katherine received her training at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport, Connecticut. She offers a flexible schedule for clients. Katherine possesses an in-depth knowledge of the human body and has achieved high levels of competency in several different types of massage techniques, including Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Craniosacral therapy, and Assisted Stretching. Beyond that, she possesses exceptional interpersonal skills always making the client feel comfortable and understood.
Meet Our Licensed Massage Therapist