Triggerpoint therapy works out the' knots' from long hours at the computer, athletic training, recovery and prevention of injuries and pain. The style of triggerpoint therapy I do is just working out all of the knots as compared to other types of triggerpoint therapy that base their work on referral patterns.
Triggerpoints are caused by repetitive movements or lack of movement in an area that result in the muscle becoming a tightened band of muscle and connective tissue which results in a lack of circulation to the area, causing pain and restricted movements.
When other types of massage fail to remedy the situation, triggerpoints are often the cause. Read more about triggerpoint therapy.
Deep Tissue Massage therapy is working with the deeper muscles of the body to help them to relax so they can do their job of holding you upright.
It doesn't necessarily mean that it needs to or will hurt. The pain or discomfort you might feel during a session is really telling more about how tight the muscles are.
The depth of the pressure has little to do with the results you may or may not feel. Many are prescribed to the notion that no pain means no gain. That is not really the case with deep tissue massage therapy. Working with you to get the pressure just right to get optimal results will be the focus of our work together.
My forte is working with hard to figure out problems - back and neck pain, herniated discs, carpal tunnel, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, plantar fasciitis and muscle pain from sitting at the computer.Getting regular weekly massage can help to prevent injuries and reduce pain. Wellness massage is an important part of staying healthy both physically and mentally. Learn more about my services and rates.
To Your Health!
Julie Onofrio, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist