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One 90-Minute, or One or Three 60-Minute Massages at Muscular Maintenance (Up to 56% Off)

Broadway Therapeutic

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In a Nutshell

Skilled therapist uses flowing Swedish strokes, sports bodywork techniques, or deep-tissue pressure to ease chronic tension

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Not valid with insurance. Appointment required. Subject to availability. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. 24 hour cancellation required. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Valid only with Khemera (male practitioner). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $29 for one 60-minute message ($60 value)
  • $79 for three 60-minute massages ($180 value)
  • $35 for one 90-minute massages ($70 value)

Clients may choose from flowing Swedish strokes, sports bodywork, or deep-tissue pressure.

Massage Pressure: How Much Can You Handle?

A good massage is all about communication, and your therapist will want to know how much pressure to apply. Use our guide to make the most of your upcoming session.

A massage can already be a vulnerable experience, so the question of how much pressure the therapist should apply can be tough to answer, especially given that everyone experiences pressure differently. Fortunately, there are basically three possible responses—light, medium, or firm—and considering the following factors may help you decide:

Pain Tolerance: If you find yourself extremely sensitive to touch, request light pressure. Likewise, people who can tolerate rigorous—possibly even uncomfortable—pressure should choose firm to get the most out of the muscle manipulation. Always trust your body; if firm pressure feels too intense, ask the therapist to ease up.

Why Are You Here?: If your top priority is relaxation, then light or medium pressure is for you. If you want to work out knots, relieve concentrated tension, or pop the balloon animal you swallowed, then firm pressure may be required. If you're looking for a mix of outcomes, explain them in detail, pointing out specific areas and desired results. For instance, you might say, "I want to loosen my back muscles but break up knots in my shoulders," each of which requires a different amount of pressure.

Don't Sweat It: Massage therapy is designed to improve the body's overall function, whether by promoting relaxation or relieving aches and pains. So even if you choose a pressure level at the start of a massage, you're not locked into it—you can request lighter or firmer pressure at any point during treatment. Good massage therapists appreciate and respond to feedback, which helps them develop personalized sessions that feel good and fulfill your expectations.


Tips

  • “Good muscle sense in terms of what needs attention.”

  • “I've seen many massage therapists over the years and he is by far one of the best if not the best I've ever seen for deep tissue.”

  • “Best massage ever!”

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    Broadway Therapeutic

    1104 Main St

    Suite G50

    Vancouver, Washington 98660

    503-928-2616

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