This type of massage treatment can encompass techniques from deep tissue, fascia release, Swedish massage and assisted stretching. The main goals are to decrease pain and stiffness and increase
injury repair and joint range of motion. Massage treatments can help with tension headaches, chronic pain, athletic maintenance, muscle strains and many more.
Every step of the way, massage can relieve soreness and pain. If you’re more than 13 weeks
pregnant, you’ll probably be positioned on your side as this is the most comfortable and strain-free pose. You’ll also be supported with pillows, cushions and towels so you can completely
relaxed. The massage will improve circulation, decrease swelling and help reduce stress.
Cupping by Ashley McKay, RMT & Charlotte Brimacombe, RMT
Cupping is when the therapist put plastic or silicone cups on your skin and helps lift and
seperate the fascial layers. Reasons for receiving this type of treatment include decreasing pain, inflammation, increasing blood flow, relaxation and can be used as a type of deep tissue
massage. This treatment can be incorporated into your regular massage treatment.
Thai Massage Therapy by Ashley McKay, RMT
Thai Massage is an ancient healing therapy. It is performed on a large floor mat while the client
wears comfy, stretchy clothes. The therapist moves in tandem with the client to apply passive or dynamic yoga stretching while compression techniques of the palm, thumb, elbow, knee and/or feet
are applied in a rocking motion. Thai Massage at One Tree Massage Therapy is performed by a Registered Massage Therapist and is billed as Massage Therapy which is covered under many benefit
Reflexology by Charlotte Brimacombe, RMT
provides Reflexology to the feet which is used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet that are linked to every part of the body. Not
recommended for someone who is pregnant in the first trimester. Ask Charlotte about incorporating Reflexology into your massage treatment.
Craniosacral Therapy by Charlotte Brimacombe, RMT
Therapeutic Kinesiology Taping by Ashley McKay, RMT