It feels good to get a Massage!
Massage helps to soothe achy muscles, reduces inflammation in the body's circulatory system, is an important ingredient in the recipe for active aging, breaks up the hardness in your body and opens it up to improve your range of motion helping to prevent injury. We are honored to partner with the dynamic, premier massage therapy team of New Jersey Massage, under the supervision of Larry Heisler, M.A., LMT.
Medical Massage addresses very specific soft tissue complaints and pain syndromes by utilizing specialized techniques like trigger point therapy and deep muscle stripping. Areas of soft tissue complaints include neck, shoulders, back, hips, knees and feet as well as whiplash, inter-scapula entrapment, rotator cuff complaints, low back pain including piriformis syndrome and sciatica pain, and plantar fasciitis. Our massage therapists that offer medical massage have all completed a great deal of additional training.
Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage
Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage (with Hot Steam Packs) incorporates deeply therapeutic techniques, this sophisticated style of massage therapy addresses specific soft tissue complaints, painful holding patterns, chronic muscular pain, injuries, and degenerative conditions. Our master practitioners combine the latest cutting-edge technology, integrating medical massage and neuromuscular trigger point therapy with deep tissue, sports massage, and myofascial therapy.
Manual Lymph Drainage
Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is the rage all over Europe right now for all of its amazing health and anti-aging benefits. MLD is a highly specialized form of massage, which uses light, rhythmical, and very precise hand movements. The lymph system of the body is our human waste disposal system. This treatment helps our immune system stay healthy and viable.
There are over 60 different ailments and conditions for which MLD is recommended. These include migraine and chronic headaches, sinus congestion, common acne and rosacea, eczema, constipation, tinnitus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, tendonitis, repetitive strain injury, whiplash, and other traumas, to name just a few. MLD also speeds up the healing time after major surgery, especially reconstructive surgery. It can be used to improve scar tissue and to reduce bruising after surgery or injury. It is an excellent therapy for rejuvenation as a beauty treatment and can reduce puffiness, fine lines, and wrinkles.
MLD therapies offered are:
Full Body Hollywood Med-Spa Style
Lymphlift of the Head, Neck, and Face
Pre- and Post-Natal
Lymphosize for Sports, Surgery, and Scars
Palliative Care (hospice).
Reflexology applies deep pressure to both the hands and feet, but it's much more than just a foot massage. According to reflexologists, pressure on the reflex points also helps to balance the nervous system and stimulates the release of endorphins that help to reduce pain and stress. Spend a heavenly hour in the clouds enjoying the deeply relaxing, thoroughly therapeutic effects of a professional reflexology session at Providence.
Prenatal Massage/Pregnancy Massage
Prenatal Massage / Pregnancy Massage therapy during pregnancy greatly contributes to the health and well-being of all mothers-to-be. Our therapists have received specialty training in prenatal massage, and our facilities support a pregnant body with uniquely-designed cushion systems that address expectant mothers' special needs. We require that all mothers-to-be coming to Providence Health and Fitness for a massage be past their first trimester.
Swedish Relaxation Massage
Barefoot Shiatsu For centuries, the Orient has been home to the secrets of deep acupressure massage. Based on 5,000 years of Asian medical understanding and wisdom, shiatsu uses the principles of Ki (energy) movement that make acupuncture and martial arts so effective. This ancient art is performed traditionally on a special futon, we can, however adapt it to a massage table if you wish.
Hot Stone Therapy
Hot Stone Therapy is a combination of Swedish massage with specially heated stones applied to specific key body points results in an extraordinary, deep relaxation experience. A hot stone massage at Providence Health and Fitness is a wonderful strategy for battling the stresses of our complex and demanding lives.
Reiki Healing Session
Reiki is the art and science of healing and balancing the body, mind, and spirit. Reiki is not a religion, but a simple method of natural healing utilizing universal life force energy. Reiki treats the whole person, resulting in many beneficial effects that include relaxation, peace, and a sense of inner well-being.
Massage Therapy Facial
Massage Therapy Facial combines hands-on bodywork to the back, neck, hands and feet with hot steam packs, hot facial towels, and a unique line of natural aromatherapy and skin care products. Our facial masks are infused with vitamins, herbs, and powerful antioxidants to cleanse, nourish, and moisturize sun-damaged and aging skin, as well as replenish your natural youthful complexion. Our massage therapy facial differs from a salon facial only in that massage therapists do not perform extractions.