Massage Indicators

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Symptoms: Numbness and tingling in the hand and arm caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist

Suggested Massage Modality: Moderate to Deep Tissue and stretches

Golpher’s Elbow/Tennis Elbow

Symptoms: Stiffness and or throbbing muscles on on the interior or exterior  of the elbow or wrist.

Suggested Massage Modality: Moderate to Deep pressure massage and various stretches

Muscle Spasm and Cramps

Symptoms: Painful and involuntary muscle contractions

Suggested sustained pressure on muscle and stretch 

Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Symptoms: Shoulder pain or numbness and pins and needles. Limited or no range of motion

Suggested Massage Modality: Combination  Stretch and Deep pressure massage

 

Plantar Fasciitis

Symptoms: Tight, tender and sore foot. Common to people with low arches. May cause difficulty walking.

Suggested Massage Modality: Deep Tissue and Reflexology

Sciatica

Symptoms: Tight glute muscles with pain radiating down one or both legs. Most commonly on right side. Difficulty with everyday activities such as walking, sitting, standing and bending.

Suggested Massage Modality: Combination of Deep Tissue and Table Thai

Surgical Adhesions

Symptoms: Scar tissue that builds over time after surgery such as knee replacement. Can feel like hardened bands beneath the skin. Limits range of motion and circulation.

Suggested Massage Modality: Deep Tissue