Oncology Massage is the modification of existing techniques in order to safely work with complications of cancer or side effects of Medication, Surgery, Radiation and Chemotherapy.
If you’re currently undergoing treatment for cancer, it's important to consult with your doctors and oncologist before beginning any type of massage therapy. Once you've been given approval for your massage, I'll work with you to provide a personal therapy plan that supports you and your needs.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
Keeping the lymphatic system in good condition is important for promoting good health and for restoring health when your system has been compromised. Many people with cancer and other conditions may suffer from an abnormal buildup of fluid in the soft tissue (lymphedema) due to a blockage in the lymphatic system.
Manual lymph drainage (MLD) is a gentle massage technique that is thought to stimulate a malfunctioning or fatigued lymphatic system. In addition for being recognized for its benefits to oncology clients after surgery and during recovery- other conditions include post surgical and post traumatic swelling and many autoimmune disorders.
The most common type of massage therapy, Swedish Massage is a relaxing massage that uses a combination of long, sweeping strokes; muscle kneading and rolling; friction and rhythmic tapping.
Swedish massage can help both your physical well-being and your emotional well-being. Physical benefits can include removal and softening of adhesions, decreasing pain in your body, and increasing blood circulation. The emotional benefits include relaxing your mind and helping to relieve stress and tension.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage focuses on realigning the deeper layers of muscle tissue. The techniques are slower in movement and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on area’s of tension to reach sub-layers of the muscle and fascia.
It is used to treat a variety of physical ailments. Because deep-tissue massage increases the flow of blood through through the body, it helps reduce the inflammation that causes pain. Deep-tissue massage can also help alleviate muscle tension that is often a side effect of chronic pain by breaking up adhesions.
|1 hour||Oncology Massage||$80.00|
|1 hour||Lymphatic Drainage Massage||$80.00|
|1 hour||Deep Tissue Massage||$75.00|
|1 hour||Swedish Massage||$65.00|
|1/2 Hour Massages|
|30 minutes||Deep Tissue Massage||$55.00|
|30 minutes||Swedish Massage||$55,00|