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Types of Massage Therapy Offered

Massage therapy stimulates tissues and muscles as it helps to influence the nervous system to provide relaxation and avoid stress. Clients discover stiffness and headaches disappear through increasing circulation, while relieving joint pain, muscle tension and pain.

Usually massage therapy is done with lotion or with oil and the massage session takes 60 to 90 minutes. Following are some benefits and types of massage therapy offered by Hands of Health Bodywork. “Massage by Cade” is done with lotion or oil and the massage session takes 60 to 90 minutes, depending on your preference.

Types of Massage Therapy:

There are different types of massage therapies which provide relaxation and improve the flow of blood circulation.

 Swedish Massage Therapy:

This type of massage  originated in the Unites States. It is called simply massage therapy or Swedish massage. The massage therapists utilize reflexology, spherical movements on surface layers of muscle and long soft strokes with massage oil or lotion. This massage therapy can be relaxing and gentle or deep and healing.

Prenatal Massage

Your body is changing as it prepares to bring new life into the world.  This causes muscle pain, spasms, cramping and other discomforts.  Click here to see how Prenatal Massage can relieve these symptoms and help you feel fabulous!

Aromatherapy Massage:

Aromatherapy is also one of the most common massage therapies and it is done various essential oils. This therapy is also very relaxing, stress-reducing, energizing and balancing as well. Lavender is one of the main essential oils utilized in this massage therapy. Aromatherapy massage is normally used to get relief from stress.  Massage by Cade includes Aromatherapy in each massage without additional charge.  You may also refrain from having essential oils used if you wish.

Deep Tissue Massage:

This Massage therapy hits the deeper layers of connective tissue and muscle.

The therapist utilizes friction methods or slower deep pressure on the muscle. This massage therapy is utilized for painful muscles, recovery from any injury, postural issues, repetitive strain and chronically tight muscles.  Read more about Deep Tissue Massage here.


This massage therapy is a form of Japanese body work that utilizes restricted finger force in a recurring series on acupuncture meridians. Every point is maintained for 2-8 seconds to recover the flow of energy and also aid the body to recover balance. People are surprised when they get a shiatsu massage for first time. It is very relaxing, although the pressure is hard. There is normally no tenderness afterwards.

Chair Massage

This form of massage is usually done fully clothed and at the workplace.  It is commonly brought in as an added benefit to employees and their health plans.  A chair massage is short, between 5-15 minutes long, and quickly reduces stress, tight muscles relieves headaches.  Click here for more information about Chair Massages.

Massage therapy helps to influence the nervous system to relax and relieve stress, stiffness and headaches, joint pain, muscle tension and muscle pain.