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Massage FAQ

  • Air Compression - Inflating and deflating in a variety of methods and speeds to press the muscles and connective tissues.

    Electric Pulse - Sends mild electrical pulses through the skin to help stimulate injured muscles or manipulate nerves to reduce pain.

    Kneading - Applying pressure by lifting the muscle in circular and upwards motions. Kneading is used to break down and realign collagen fibres to increase flexibility and range of movement in the muscle.

    Percussion - A breakthrough treatment for soft tissue pain and soreness through the use of a tool that provides rapid, short duration pulses deep into the soft tissues of the body.

    Rolling - A massage technique which is used to loosen the skin, release muscle tension, decrease pain and increase flexibility.

    Shiatsu - An alternative technique that involves manual pressure applied to specific points on the body in an attempt to relieve tension and pain.

    Vibration - A gentle, trembling movement that stimulates soft tissues and help stimulate nerves, relieve muscular tension and decrease stress.