I empower people to reclaim their strong and active lifestyles, creating lives on their own terms through Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy and related therapies.

ANMT is a brain-based neurological approach to assessing, treating and preventing soft tissue injuries, postural distortions and chronic pain.

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Myofascial pain and Dysfunction

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ANMT is supported by the writings of Dr. Janet Travell and Dr. David Simons on myofascial pain and dysfunction and their associated trigger points as well as a host of other effective soft tissue strategies. ANMT has impacted the medical, dental, massage and other therapeutic communities with documentation, research and references for this exciting field of study.

As bio-psychosocial beings we strive to maintain equilibrium in the process of normal day to day living. It is through the process of compensation that we manage the stress and expectations placed upon us. Influences such as posture, emotions, environmental toxins, physical activity, breathing patterns, cultural identities, etc. intertwine to create our picture of health on an individual and social level. To get to the root causes of our clients symptoms it is important to identify these etiological factors.

We provide clinical massage or rehabilitation massage and recommend a thorough intake assessment to establish a baseline upon which we can create a personalized strategy to address those issues that we can, should not and/or cannot treat. The pace of treatment is determined by the adaptability of our client so as not to overload the healing process. Sensations of pain and/or pressure are maintained at client specific levels on a scale of 1 to 10. Communication between therapist and client is imperative.

So if you have pain and discomfort relating to issues such as TMJ dysfunction, carpal tunnel, sciatica, low back pain, neck pain, hip pain, bursitis, whiplash, frozen shoulder, etc. and are looking for an effective yet conservative therapy, book an appointment today.

Our Services

Neuromuscular Massage

NMT is a brain-based neurological approach to assessing, treating and preventing soft tissue injuries, postural distortions and chronic pain. The use of finger, hand or forearm pressure along with novel movement generated by the therapists body combine to elicit a relaxation response from the clients nervous system. Tense muscles oxygenate and relax. Posture or a relative ease in the pattern of tension tends to normalize. We recommend that the first session be dedicated to considering client objectives, reviewing client intake forms, and also assessing client posture, joint ranges of motion and recognizing any perpetuating factors. If necessary, special orthopedic tests will be carried out to support or negate any findings and a strategy for future sessions suggested. If there is any time remaining bodywork can be initiated. The longer the session the more time there will be available for bodywork. NMT is generally undertaken with the client fully clothed. Clothing should be comfortable and allow for ease of movement with necessary access to the body parts to be worked. Such clothing will be similar to workout clothing including a sports bra for women. Very little to no oil or lotion is used.

Sports Massage

Massage has become an integral part of athletic rehabilitation and injury prevention from sports medicine to Olympic training. An increasing number of athletic trainers agree that massage can provide an advantage to athletes in high performance sports. A complete workout regimen includes not only the exercise itself, but also considers the overuse injuries that naturally occur with it. The benefits of massage make it an ideal complement to a total conditioning program.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders. Some of the same strokes are used as classic massage therapy, but the movement is slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain. Deep tissue massage works by physically breaking down these adhesions to relieve pain and restore normal movement.

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is traditionally done on a table in a calm and serene atmosphere. Soothing music, soft lighting and aromatherapy can enhance the experience. Oil or lotion is used and the client can undress down to their own comfort level. Professional draping is maintained to provide warmth and a sense of personal modesty. Swedish massage uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage (light touch), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (compression), and vibration. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain and joint stiffness. The development of Swedish massage is credited to Per Henrik Ling though the Dutch practitioner Johan Georg Mezger adopted the French names to denote the basic strokes.

Clinical Massage – Rehabilitation Massage – Orthopedic Massage – Medical Massage