The ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, born 460 BC, is considered the father of modern medicine and one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He stated, “Healing begins with an aromatic bath and daily massage.”
Most people do not have the time or resources to partake of Hippocrates’ recommendation, but his advice emphasizes the importance of bodywork in order to maintain good health and to keep disease at bay. Our body and mind work together and are designed to self-heal. This can only be accomplished when we are feeling relaxed and peaceful. It is the first and foremost goal of massage to brings us into that tranquil place of healing.
The therapy studio at Healing Arts is quiet, clean, and beautifully appointed to ensure a safe atmosphere of relaxation and peaceful comfort. Time is allocated before each session to communicate with you and to listen to any muscular/skeletal symptoms, and needs or concerns you may have. Each massage is designed and customized according to your requests. Your session can be therapeutic, incorporating Swedish with Deep Tissue techniques of Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapy, or the soothing Hawaiian style Lomi Lomi for the ultimate relaxation, or a combination of both.
Oncology massage for people going through treatment or post treatment is an effective complementary and integrative therapy, as is Sports Massage for those in training and for pre and post sporting events.
The many benefits of bodywork include enhancing blood and lymph circulation, strengthening the immune system, relaxing muscle tension, increasing flexibility, plus improving cognitive thinking and our overall state of mind.
There are many common medical conditions that therapeutic massage has been shown to help including: