Relax, renew, and rejuvenate with this Swedish-style massage. In this most traditional form of massage, the therapist uses long, rhythmic, continuous strokes to reduce stress and tension and improve circulation and muscle tone. Customized for what your body needs, you will leave your session feeling relaxed and refreshed.
By making the right adjustments and accommodations, the benefits of massage can be enjoyed by almost everyone affected by cancer. Your oncology massage therapist will provide a highly individualized session designed to meet your unique needs, conveying compassion and support through healing touch.
Great for athletes and those with chronic muscle tension, this focused and more intense type of massage consists of a combination of trigger point therapy and myofascial release techniques. Deeper and slower strokes are used in order to release knots and realign the tissues. Deep tissue massage is not advised for individuals with certain health conditions. Ask your therapist if you may be a good candidate for this type of massage.
Specifically tailored to the expectant mother's needs, this gentle massage is done in side lying position. Pillows and padding are used to ensure comfort for both mother and baby during this calming treatment session. Pregnancy massage is not recommended during the first trimester.
Add your choice of essential oils to any massage modality. $5
Customized Relaxation Massage
Relax, renew, and rejuvenate with this Swedish-style massage. In this most traditional form of massage, the therapist uses long, rhythmic, continuous strokes to reduce stress and tension and improve circulation and muscle tone. Knots and tight spots are gently and effectively released, allowing for total body relaxation. At Rochester Healing Massage, our relaxation massage is customized for each individual client during every session. Tailored to your body's needs, you will experience the maximum healing benefits of massage and leave your session feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Available in 30, 45, 60, or 90 minute sessions.
Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massage
Most stress and tension is held in the neck, back, and shoulders. This 45 minute massage uses techniques that target these areas, loosening sore muscles and leaving you feeling wonderfully de-stressed.
Oncology massage can be provided with the client in a variety of positions. As you discuss your personal treatment plan with your therapist, you can decide which positions are most comfortable for you. The oncology massage therapist will accommodate your needs and address any concerns you may have.
During this type of massage therapy, long, slow, and gentle strokes stimulate the restorative action of the parasympathetic response, allowing for rest and relaxation in a nurturing and supportive environment.
This massage not only provides an escape from the rigors of cancer treatment and recovery, it also strives to decrease symptoms related to chemo and radiation, such as fatigue, nausea, insomnia, and pain.
Available in Available in a 60 minute session.
Deep Tissue Massage
Designed to address specific concerns and alleviate a variety of physical ailments such as fibromyalgia and low back pain, deep tissue massage focuses on affected areas, loosening tension and penetrating deeper muscle layers.
Benefits of deep tissue massage include increased range of motion, energy level, and circulation. This type of massage also promotes faster healing from injury. Deep tissue massage is not advised for individuals with certain health conditions. Ask your therapist if you may be a good candidate for this type of massage.
Available in 30, 45, 60 and 90 minute sessions.
This nurturing and supportive massage offers comfort, relaxation, and stress relief, assisting the mother-to-be in preparing for labor by helping to increase range of motion and elasticity in the joints and muscles associated with childbirth. Pregnancy massage is not recommended during the first trimester.
Available in 45 or 60 minute sessions.