What to expect from my therapeutic massage

Firstly, we spend some time discussing your health history and the reason for your visit. Then during the massage, I use a variety of gentle techniques, which means it is a pleasant and relaxing experience overall. I perform myofascial release techniques without any oil and then for all other techniques I use pure coconut oil of which I use only a small amount so that I can feel the individual muscles and I can work specifically on them and their attachments. I release myofascial trigger points with a gentle pressure which I adjust according to the tissue feedback and then If necessary, I perform gentle joint mobilizations, kinesiotaping, manual lymph drainage or other techniques. At the end of the appointment we can discuss some homecare recommendations so that your issue won´t come back.

Massage techniques

During the massage I use a variety of techniques according to the client´s current health and the goal we are aiming to achieve. Techniques I am trained in:

  • Myofascial and fascial release
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Swedish massage
  • Joint mobilizations
  • Muscle energy technique
  • Muscle tendinous attachment release (MTAR)
  • Golgi tendon organ release (GTO release)
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF)
  • Pin & Stretch
  • Frictions and cross-fiber frictions
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Positional release
  • Facilitatory and inhibitory techniques according to Margaret Rood
  • Manual lymph drainage techniques
  • Reflexology

Indications for massage therapy

  • Musculoskeletal injuries (whiplash, reduction and mobilization of scar tissue, encouragement of healing of contusions, strains, sprains, cruciate and menisceal injuries, dislocations and fractures)
  • Overuse injuries (tendinitis and other soft tissue inflammation)
  • Conditions affecting head and neck (headaches and cervical spine facet syndrome)
  • Postural dysfunctions
  • Joint dysfunctions
  • Conditions of the central nervous system (multiple sclerosis, hemiplegia, palsy)
  • Conditions of the peripheral nervous system (radial, ulnar, median or sciatic nerve lesions, Bell´s palsy, Thoracic outlet syndrome, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Piriformis syndrome)
  • Gastrointestinal concerns (constipation)
  • Systemic concerns and other conditions (fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, insomnia, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder)