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Is the systematic, therapeutic application of touch to either invigorate or relax the muscles of the body to promote healing, relaxation and ease stress.
Magnet therapy is applied to the skin, but uses steady or pulsed magnetic fields from either electro-magnets or less powerful permanent magnets. It is used to alleviate pain and discomfort and to aid in healing with a variety of physical and emotional disorders, such as arthritis and stress.
Manual Lymph Drainage
MLD is a gentle, rhythmical method that cleanses the connective tissue of inflammatory materials and toxins, enhances the activity of the immune system, decreases pain and lowers the activity of the sympathetic nervous system. The most accepted form of this technique was developed by Dr. Vodder.
Performing medical massage needs a firm background in pathology and uses certain treatments appropriate to working with disease, pain and recovery from injury. The therapist may work from a physician's prescription or as an adjunct healer within a hospital or physical therapy setting.
Is the three-dimensional application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to remove fascial restrictions and facilitate the emergence of emotional patterns and belief systems that are no longer relevant or are impeding progress.
Is a combination of methods including basic Swedish massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, shiatsu, iridology, herbology, energy balancing, ear candling and craniosacral therapy in conjunction with instruction in nutrition, meditation, yoga, tai chi and qigong.
A holistic approach to relief of back and neck pain, founded on principles from Rolfing, osteopathy, and related physical medicine. The method combines deep-tissue work with assisted stretching and non-force spinal alignment.