While playing sports is fun, the risk of injury can be a concern to parents, amateurs, and professionals alike. Having played sports for 48 years, Mike is well versed is assessing and treating sports related injuries or simply keeping them playing and practicing in tip top shape. With over 29 years of experience in advanced therapeutic massage training, Mike knows just how to help his sports clientele get and stay well.
There are over 650 muscles in the human body and each of them have trigger points, areas that when compressed or strained can cause pain and tenderness. This can cause localized pain as well as pain that spreads around the body which can negatively impact your ance. Our Trigger Point Therapy releases these tender points with a success rate of 75%-100%!
This twelve step protocol is an award winning process that helps relieve pain and discomfort for most medical issues. Mike learned directly from the creator of this protocol, James Waslaski, who has helped numerous people relieve symptoms from auto injuries, sciatic, headaches, TMJ, and many more ailments.
Our Autoimmune Therapy is highly beneficial for individuals with an Autoimmune Disease, a disease when the white blood cells in our body stop protecting us and start attacking us. Two of the biggest causes are being overworked or over-stressed. Through the process of using a variety of modalities, we can get you feeling healthier and better!
Sciatica is a very common medical issue most commonly created by tight muscles in the glutes. Other issues such as a Herniated Disc can also cause a sciatica flare up. Our therapy helps both!
Every client or athlete has medical issues at some point in their career. Medical Massage Therapy is a a great collection of modalities that allows us to address and correct these issues so that you can get back to your normal way of life!
Lymphatic massage helps increase the lymphatic flow in the body 10 times faster and strengthens the immune system. Common issues that this helps are allergies, colds, the flu, cancer, pre and post surgeries, and much more.
Having a good range of motion (“R.O.M.”) in your joints is incredibly important. A percentage of the public have various issues with joints. Overdeveloped or spasmed muscles create many joint R.O.M issues. Myofascial Release and Muscle Energy Releases are the best preparation therapy. Followed by Joint Capsule Release with a regular Massage Therapy routine will help the best afterwards.
This technique fatigues and relaxes the overstretched muscles causing them to release and allowing the body to return to regain correct muscle function and posture.
The pelvic area on the body is officially the “center of gravity” and needs to be level and balanced. Pain and discomfort can appear anywhere throughout the body when the pelvis in unstable. Pelvic stabilization is the key to adjusting your pelvis to prevent initial injury or reinjury within the body.
By evaluating the posture of clients before every massage, it will help the therapist design the best treatment plan and therapeutic sequence which will help in the client's overall health.
Swedish massage is taught to most therapists. It’s the main massage technique that uses lotion, cream, gel, or oil. Relaxation Swedish massage is very helpful in alleviating stress. Cross-fiber Swedish Massage is very therapeutic for muscular issues.