Stress relief can take many forms at Back Space Therapeutic Massage. The center's passionate, highly trained massage therapists do their best to tailor treatments to accommodate clients' individual needs. Long, gliding, Swedish techniques promote calm and relaxation. During deep-tissue sessions, the therapist applies focused pressure to especially tense knots, improving range of motion, alleviating chronic aches, and revealing each muscle's nougat center. In addition to hot-stone sessions, lymphatic-drainage massage, and other specialized modalities, the studio also offers reflexology and reiki energy work, which restore balance and holistic health throughout the entire body.
After graduating from Life University in 1999, Doctor of Chiropractic Brent Berlener began studying advanced chiropractic techniques, such as the Pettibon system. The system uses whole-body vibration and spinal decompression to help the spine look and function like the scary skeleton it is. Nowadays, Dr. Berlener pairs the technique with traditional services, such as adjustments and massage therapy, at Discover Wellness & Rehabilitation.
Licensed massage therapist Retna Riggio considers herself a healer in every sense of the word. Her treatments aim to relieve daily stress and anxiety, and in doing so, prevent the development of stress-related diseases. The experienced therapist can perform styles that range from classic Swedish massage to a more intensive sports massage that targets injuries sustained while hoisting referees and throwing them into the stands.
The therapists at Well Kneaded Massage recognize the importance of a balanced mind, body, and spirit, which is why they have devoted themselves to massage therapies, energy work, and healing touch treatments. They specialize in nine different types of massage, including Swedish, hot stone, deep- issue, and chakra balancing, during which a therapist combines the properties of deep-tissue massage, foot reflexology, and subtle energy work. They also offer additional harmonizing treatments, including beeswax ear candling and reflexology for the hands, feet, and ears.
Licensed massage therapist and graduate of Naples School of Massage Dori Stephens uses massage therapy to diffuse tension, loosen tight muscles, and fight signs of aging on the face. During her Bellanina Facelift massage, she massages the face for 30 minutes using a signature Honeylift lotion and acupressure that improves lymphatic drainage and reduces facial tension that may cause wrinkles.
In 2004, Rhonda Larkins underwent a lumbar laminectomy to fix a herniated disc, an injury she obtained while working as a package handler. Even after the surgery, she was left with pain and a lingering numbness in her left leg. Though physical therapy helped, she noticed that she felt particularly good after getting a massage. This observation led her to study Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy?a type of massage in which the practitioner uses bare feet to deliver flowing, effleurage strokes?under the practice?s founder, Ruthie Piper Hardee. Rhonda is currently on the mastery level of this modality.
At Prolong Symmetry, Rhonda and her team of licensed massage therapists specialize in more than 10 types of massage. Services range from more traditional Swedish and deep-tissue massages to Hawaiian lomi-lomi, an ancient healing practice during which therapists stimulate the body?s pressure points with their thumbs, elbows, and thoughts on early Dada filmmaking.