It's all about relaxation at Therapeutix Massage Centre—just check out the service menu's headlining service, the relaxation massage. The therapists here also specialize in deep-tissue massage and massage for injury. They enhance each treatment with the optional addition of essential oils.
Athletes aren't the only people who suffer from musculoskeletal injuries. The stresses of everyday life can cause wear and strain for virtually anyone, leading to a life plagued by chronic pain. Although the licensed physical therapist, certified athletic trainers, and massage therapists at Sundance Physical Therapy can treat the needs of dedicated athletes, they also lend their services to anyone suffering from sprains, soft-tissue injuries, chronic neck and back pain, and more. By utilizing a customized regimen of therapeutic massage modalities, rehabilitative exercises, and other specialized treatments, the staff targets the root causes of clients' discomfort instead of just the symptoms.
Krista Call's passion for massage therapy started as an interest in aromatherapy. She has used essential oils for the past 24 years, choosing, for example, lavender oil for bug bites, tea-tree oil for its cleansing effects, and peppermint for allergic reactions to reindeer. Eventually she began receiving reflexology treatments at the location where she bought her oils, which made her realize how crucial the mind-body connection is to health. She became a licensed massage therapist, desiring to share massage's myriad physical and emotional benefits with others.
At Soothing Days Massage Therapy, Call specializes in therapeutic Swedish and prenatal sessions and gently heats towels or stones to enhance circulation and relaxation. She loosens muscles at spa parties and bridal showers and can also travel to offices or sporting events to perform chair massages.
After graduating from the Ogden Institute of Massage, Melissa Mower practiced her craft in spas and chiropractic offices alike. Today, she brings the skills she honed in those contrasting environments to her very own studio. Mower prides herself on the open communication environment that she cultivates with her clients, whose massage "wants" are just as important to her as their massage "needs." She addresses these issues and more with bodywork from modalities that include deep-tissue, Swedish, sports, and trigger-point massage. During hot-stone massages, Mower soothes deep-seated pain with carefully placed simmering rocks; during infant massage, she eases youthful discomfort by placing babies on clients' sore backs.
In the comfort of a private room, Just Massage's therapists consult with clients and their old school yearbooks to determine the most probable source of stress to meet each client's unique needs. A deep-tissue massage utilizes intense pressure to loosen buried muscular knots, and a Swedish massage channels the long, flowing strokes of '70s disco fever to promote blood circulation to the appendages. Pregnancy massages, couples-massage lessons, warm tables and hot-oil massages are also available.