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We offer six different massage therapy options, as well as couples massage packages.

 

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Stress is a ubiquitously prevalent, yet problematic part of just about everyone's lives in today's fast-paced world. While we can all deal with a little stress here and there, too much too fast can have a seriously adverse impact on an individual's health and well-being.
 
Massage therapy is a tested and proven means of delivering both stress and pain relief to our busy clientele. A powerful session of massage therapy can reduce significant stresses on both the physical and psychological levels of a person's body and mind.
 
At Back In Balance Massage & Bodyworks, we love sharing the gifts that massage can offer and we want to show you just how much they can benefit your life. Give us the chance to show you what we can do and we know we'll have you coming back for more!

 

Swedish

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind most frequently when people think about massage therapy and technique. The primary goal of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart.
 
However, Swedish massage therapy goes far beyond simple relaxation. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and increasing flexibility; all while easing mental and physical tension.
 
Additional Swedish massage techniques include circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading, and percussion-like tapping, as well as bending and stretching. Before and during your Swedish massage therapy session, communication is encouraged with your licensed massage therapist so that your massage is customized to your specific needs and desires.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Swedish Massage Therapy session is $70.

The cost for an 80 minute Swedish Massage Therapy session is $85.

 

Deep Tissue

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, however a much deeper pressure is applied to the body and muscles withing. It is extremely beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension, as the focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding the muscles, joints and bones).
 
Deep tissue massage is often the best choice for certain painful or stiff "troubled spots" in one's body. Your massage therapist uses slow, powerful strokes that focus pressure on layers of muscles, tendons, or other tissues deep under your skin. Deep tissue massage can be quite therapeutic; relieving chronic patterns of tension and helping with muscular injuries.
 
Deep tissue massage helps ease stress and tension, which can have a beneficial effect on blood pressure. Recipients often see healthy drops in both their systolic and diastolic pressure. Finally, deep tissue massage therapy can help increase the body's production of serotonin, the hormone that promotes happiness and good feelings.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Deep Tissue Massage Therapy session is $85.

The cost for an 80 minute Deep Tissue Massage Therapy session is $105.

 

Trigger Point

Trigger Point Massage

A "trigger point" is a tight area within the muscle tissue that causes pain in another portion of the body. A trigger point in the spinal area, for example, may produce referral pain in one's neck. The neck, now acting as a satellite trigger point, may then cause pain in the head. The pain may be anything from a sharp and intense pain to a dull ache.
 
Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of one's pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. This type of massage therapy has the recipient actively participating in the process through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of one's pain or discomfort.
 
The benefits of trigger point massage include releasing constricted areas in the muscles and relaxing the body, thus alleviating related pain. You can expect a significant decrease in pain after a single treatment. Receiving trigger point massage therapy on a regular basis may assist the body in naturally managing pain and stress due to chronic injuries.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Trigger Point Massage Therapy session is $85.

The cost for an 80 minute Trigger Point Massage Therapy session is $105.

 

Therapeutic

Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic Massage is like a symphony of delight blending 3 wonderful modalities together. This style of massage often involves working and acting on the body with multiple types of pressure including structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving tension, motion, and vibrations.
 
Swedish massage, Sports massage, and Deep Tissue massage come together to create this unforgettable experience. Many people find that they feel more relaxed and free of mental and physical tension after session completion. Additionally, this type of massage modality can be extremely beneficial in treating sports injuries and painful conditions affecting the musculature of the body.
 
It's not always easy to handle a full body deep tissue massage, but at the same time, the body may require deep work and stretching in some areas to allow it to rejuvenate and heal. Regular therapeutic massage therapy sessions are beneficial to keep the body performing in tip top shape; especially as we progress through life.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Therapeutic Massage Therapy session is $70.

The cost for an 80 minute Therapeutic Massage Therapy session is $85.

 

Sports

Sports Massage

Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete's sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
 
Sports massage can be used to enhance event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum athletic performance. Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, and improves physical endurance. Additionally, it helps prevent injuries by targeting muscle-tendon junctions and prepares the body and mind for optimal performance.
 
For anyone participating in regular physical activity, regular sports massage therapy may be a great addition to your normal regimen. It's best to talk with one of our professional massage therapists to find a plan that will work best with your schedule, level of activity and budget.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Sports Massage Therapy session is $85.

The cost for an 80 minute Sports Massage Therapy session is $105.

 

Prenatal

Prenatal Massage

Receiving a specialized massage during pregnancy is a delightful complementary choice for prenatal care regimen. Massage therapy is a healthy way to reduce the mental and physical stresses associated with your changing body, and to promote an overall sense of well-being.
 
Prenatal massage therapy helps to relieve many of the common discomforts experienced during pregnancy including backaches, stiffness, headaches, cramps, and swelling. In addition, prenatal massage therapy reduces stress on weight-bearing joints, encourages increased blood flow and lymph circulation, helps to relax nervous tension, and can help relieve anxiety and depression caused by hormonal changes.
 
Depending on your current level of comfort, your therapist may utilize massage techniques including reflexology, Swedish massage or other specialized techniques that address your specific needs or desires. Women with normal, low-risk pregnancies can greatly benefit from the variety of massage techniques utilized by our massage therapists.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Prenatal Massage Therapy session is $80.

The cost for an 80 minute Prenatal Massage Therapy session is $100.

 

Geriatric

Geriatric Massage

Geriatric massage therapy is designed to address the specific needs of our elderly clientele. This type of massage therapy uses gentle and light application of specialized massage techniques often includes passive stretching of the muscles. We take extra care to reduce excess pressure and skin friction and are especially attentive to the needs of the aging body.
 
Our geriatric massage therapy techniques can help enhance one's blood circulation, combat anxiety and depression, improve balance and flexibility, reduce the pains of many types of arthritis, increase joint mobility, improve posture, and encourage overall well-being.
 
Geriatric massage therapy can be especially helpful for maintaining and improving one's overall health as we reach the later years of our lives. Additionally, it has been shown to relieve anxiety and provide comfort to our elderly, touch-deprived clientele. Due to the bodily changes that occur with age, it may be advised to consult your physician for medical clearance beforehand.

 

The cost for a 50 minute Geriatric Massage Therapy session is $70.

The cost for an 80 minute Geriatric Massage Therapy session is $85.

 

Couples

Couples Massage

Can you think of a more enjoyable activity to do as a couple? Neither can we! At Back in Balance Massage & Bodyworks, any massage therapy treatment or service can be done for a couple. Get the same treatment or choose different treatments from our massage menu. Either way, it's quite a treat and a great way to spend time with someone you love.
 
Couples massage therapy packages aren't just for partners. Think how much your mother would love a massage date with you. Father's Day may be right around the corner and you know how hard your dad works. Can't you just imagine how grateful he would be for such an amazing experience? Massage is the gift that's never expected and always delights!
 
Our couples massage therapy sessions make thoughtful, romantic gift ideas for weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, holidays, and special occasions of every kind. Everyone loves a great massage and Back In Balance Massage & Bodyworks is a great place to spend a special day with the most important person in your life.

 

Couples Massage prices are based on the particular services selected by each participant.

 

If you have any further questions about our Massage Therapy treatment options, pricing packages, or any other services we offer, please feel free to CONTACT US. We're always happy to help you find the perfect treatment to meet your needs.