Giving yourself a massage, like throwing yourself a surprise birthday party or asking for your own hand in marriage, is a surefire disappointment. Leave kneading to the knowledgeable with today's Groupon: for $29, you get a one-hour Swedish or deep-tissue massage at Lordex Spine Institute in League City (a $69.95 value).
A team of deft massage therapists alleviates aches and tames tension with pampering Swedish and deep-tissue massages at Lordex Spine Institute. During a Swedish massage, a professional massage therapist deftly mollifies muscles with flowing effleurage techniques and rhythmic tapping, designed to kick-start circulation and inspire sluggish sinews to perform an impromptu drum solo. The more methodical deep-tissue massage targets subsurface soreness and engenders relaxation by applying sustained pressure for an hour, or until all muscle knots have been located and politely asked to leave. Lordex Spine Institute is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lordex Spine Institute
Drawing on an education that includes a doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College and a bachelor's degree in public health and human biology, Dr. Brandt L. Spies of Lordex Spine Institute treats bodies entangled by such painful conditions as herniated disks, headaches, and spinal arthritis. The doctor upgrades spinal hardware with chiropractic adjustments, and the center's squadron of licensed massage therapists tinkers on soft tissue with modalities that include Swedish, sports, and deep tissue. The institute also boasts the Lordex Lumbar Spinal Decompression System, a padded table with a knee bolster that supports prostrate patrons. During the 30-minute sessions that make use of this system, a gap in the table slowly widens, stretching spines to alleviate lower back pain and add flexibility to overstarched overalls.
212 Gulf Fwy. S
League City, Texas 77573