Northeast Natural Medicine, LLC is proud to offer a wide variety of massage services which are tailored to your needs, whether issue-specific pain reduction and/or general relaxation. We strive to provide you with the best treatment possible by creating a safe and comfortable environment. View the descriptions below and decide which technique is best for you.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is used for chronic tension in the muscles, to reduce muscle spasm and chronic pain. Direct deep pressure to muscular attachments, friction and slow movement is part of this therapy.
Laura Callahan, LMT, provides medical massage by doctor's prescription on an individual basis.
Myofascial Release Massage
'Myo-' refers to muscle and 'fascia' is a type of web-like fibrous connective tissue found beneath the skin which serves as a kind of infrastructure for many of the smaller aspects of our bodies, such as blood vessels and nerves. 'Myofascial Release' is the application of slow, sustained pressure and movement on fascia in the body. It helps to loosen restrictions, adhesions, and impingements thereby bringing relief to headaches, neck pain, low-back pain, fibromyalgia, and improving range of motion.
Oncology-Focused Lymphatic Drainage
Lymphatic drainage is a light technique with a sequence that promotes lymphatic circulation, peaceful relaxation and overall immune boosting benefits.
Prenatal Massage is a nurturing massage that focuses on the special needs of expecting mothers-to-be during pregnancy. Attention is given to edema and back pain, both of which are common in pregnancy. Mother and baby share in the benefits as stress and tension melt away, leaving you feeling balanced and energized. Positioning, pillows, and cushions are used to enhance support, decrease pressure and increase relaxation for both body and mind.
Scar Tissue Management
Also known as 'scar mobilization' or 'scar tissue mobilization', this technique helps to remodel scar tissue that has developed at injured sites. It is a treatment used in physical therapy after surgery, fracture, or soft tissue injuries like sprains and strains.
A combination of stretching, compression and gliding techniques to help relieve and prevent muscle soreness and ease tired joints that result from over exertion.
Swedish, or Classic Western massage, incorporates a variety of strokes that vary from light to deeper pressure. This type of massage promotes well being and overall mind and body relaxation.
Trigger Point Massage
Trigger point massage is a general term that describes the release of “trigger points”, which are very tender spots in a muscle that often cause referred pain and tension to travel to another part of the body.