Massage is the manipulation of the body's soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain.
From alleviating muscle tension to strengthening your immune system, the benefits of massage therapy are endless. A wide range of symptoms and illnesses can be treated with massage therapy including:
Some of the techniques we use:
The main focus of a relaxation massage is to de-stress, calm and relax the mind and body. A relaxation massage treatment will usually involve flowing strokes and kneading, performed at your chosen pressure. It's a pain free therapy and an effective way to de-stress and relax the mind and body.
This form of soft tissue therapy loosens the superficial and deeper layers of fascia to improve circulation, restore range of motion, and decrease pain.
Trigger points are tight spots in your body that can cause pain in other areas. Headaches can be caused by the trigger points found in your neck and back. Releasing trigger points can help minimize pain and symptoms.
Described as a deeper technique, this form of massage therapy reaches the tissues beneath the superficial fascia. It’s used to relieve symptoms like chronic pain or stiffness to areas with reduced movement due to injury, trauma, or repetitive motion.
Prenatal massage is a type of massage therapy specifically designed to be used during pregnancy. Pregnancy massage may help relieve some of the aches and pains of pregnancy.
Polo Health + Longevity Centre
711 Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B1