Relaxation massage is focused on a very gentle treatment that relieves muscular tension, increases circulation, and promotes a general sense of relaxation and stress reduction.
Myofascial release therapy has a goal to stretch and loosen the fascia that interconnects all the musculature in the body. This helps to promote optimal gliding of fascia over the muscles and their connections. Options are manual techniques using hands or using other devices such as cupping, or Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization IASTM.
Deep tissue massage focus is on releasing the deeper layers of connective and muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body. It can be used to treat a wide range of sprains, strains, and chronic injuries in the body.
Sports massage is specifically tailored to different sports and sporting injuries. This might incorporate a blend of the above treatments to deal with acute (new) and chronic (old) injuries or general maintenance
At Zen Physiotherapy we direct bill most major providers. If you have further questions about massage therapy, do not hesitate to reach out to our Zen team!