Massage Techniques

Next to regular massages, massage therapy Rotterdam also offer specific massage techniques. Treatments always start with the intake in order to combine the perfect techniques into a custom massage that suits your specific needs. Bellow you find a short description of different techniques.

Cupping

CuppingCupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create a localized pressure by a vacuum. The vacuum inside the cups causes the blood to circulate faster, makes it easy to reach muscles on deeper level and helps the healing process.

 
 
 

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Kinesio Taping

Kinesio TapingThe Kinesio Taping is a therapeutic taping for support and stability of muscles and joints. The definitive rehabilitative taping technique is desaigned to facilitate the body ‘s natural healing process without restricting the body’s range of motion.

 
 
 

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Trigger Points

Trigger PointsTrigger Points are sensitive areas of the body, stimulation or irritation of causes a specific effect in another part, especially a tender area in a muscle witch causes generalized musculoskeletal pain when overstimulated. A trigger point is a ”muscle knot”, a small patch of muscle tissue in spasm. This method is used for treating muscle sport injuries, contractures, osteoarthritis, headaches.

 

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Myofascial

MyofascialMyofascial release therapy focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness that restricts motion causing overuse of a body part. It is a manual therapy technique that treats skeletal muscle immobility and pain by relaxing contractured muscles, improving blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulating the stretch reflex in muscles.

 

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Cyriax

CyriaxCyriax technique or Deep Transverse friction is used for treating muscles, tendons and joint capsule. The major goal of Deep Transverse is to move transversely across a ligament or tendon to mobilize it as much as possible. This technique is often used in modern orthopaedic medicine.

 
 

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Acupressure

AcupressureAcupressure is a therapeutic technique of applying focused pressure in a specific spot on the body. It helps to reduce muscular fatigue, chronic pain, insomnia.

 
 
 
 

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