Massage Therapy Specialist

Ageless Aesthetics and Salt Lounge

Aesthetics & Medical Spa located in Indianapolis, IN

Massage Therapy Q & A

 

Cupping with Graston and Massage Therapy: Cupping is a type of alternative therapy in which a therapist places cups on the skin to create suction which facilitates healing with blood flow. Used in conjunction with massage therapy and The Graston Technique to help increase blood flow to injured or inflamed areas to promote healing and lessen pain.

Benefits include:

  • Reduce patient pain and increase muscle function
  • Remove excess scar tissue buildup
  • Repair tissue damage
  • Loosened muscles
  • Migraine relief
  • Restore range of motion
  • Eliminate toxins
  • Rehabilitation for muscle injuries
  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Improved immune health

*Price may vary depending on body type.

 

Cupping (upper body only): Cupping is a type of alternative therapy in which a therapist places cups on the skin to create suction which facilitates healing with blood flow.

Benefits include:

  • Loosen muscles
  • Encourage blood flow
  • Relieve back and neck pain
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Clear congestion
  • Remove toxins
  • Reduce inflammation

 

Cupping with Graston: The Graston Technique is a soft-tissue release therapy that effectively breaks down scar tissue and reduces inflammation that causes pain and restricted mobility. Used in conjunction with cupping to help increase blood flow to injured or inflamed areas to promote healing. Some slight bruising may occur.

Benefits include:

  • Reduce patient pain and increase muscle function
  • Remove excess scar tissue buildup
  • Repair tissue damage
  • Loosened muscles
  • Migraine relief
  • Restored range of motion
  • Eliminate toxins

 

Cupping with Massage Therapy: Cupping is a type of alternative therapy in which a therapist places cups on the skin to create suction which facilitates healing with blood flow. Used in conjunction with massage therapy, blood flow is increased to makes it easier for the therapist to get into the ‘knots' in your muscles and aid in pinpointing exactly where to massage.

Benefits include:

  • Loosen muscles
  • Encourage blood flow
  • Relieve back and neck pain
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Clear congestion
  • Remove toxins
  • Reduce inflammation

 

Deep Tissue Massage: Full body treatment. Firm pressure is applied with slow strokes to reach deeper layers of the muscles and connecting tissue (also known as fascia). Benefits include physically breaking down muscle "knots" or adhesion's (bands of painful, rigid tissue) that can disrupt circulation and cause pain, limited range of motion, and inflammation.

 

Prenatal Massage: Full body treatment. Prenatal massage can be incorporated into routine prenatal care as an emotional and physical health supplement shown to improve pregnancy outcome and maternal health. Our therapists take extra care to ensure our pregnancy massage clients are comfortable and relaxed during treatment. Consult with your physician before booking. Not suited for women in their first trimester.

Benefits include:

  • Reduced anxiety
  • Relief from muscle aches and joint pains
  • Improvement of nerve pain
  • Decreased symptoms of depression
  • Mood regulation
  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Reduction of swelling

 

Relaxation Massage: Full body treatment. Also known as Swedish Massage, the primary goal is to relax the entire body. Muscles are rubbed with long, gliding strokes to improve blood circulation to the heart.

Benefits include:

  • Increased blood flow
  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation for muscle injuries
  • Increased flexibility
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved immune health

 

Reiki: A non-invasive, non-manipulative form of alternative therapy used for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. The therapist works with energy fields around the body to identify where there has been physical injury or possibly emotional pain. Improving the flow of energy around the body can enable relaxation, reduce pain, speed healing, and reduce other symptoms of illness.

 

Aromatherapy (add on service): A holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being. Apart from providing a pleasant smell, aromatherapy oils can provide respiratory disinfection, decongestant, and psychological benefits. Add on to any massage therapy service.