Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

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Alternative and Complementary Medicine Quiz

Many people swear by alternative and complementary therapies. Find out more about these treatments by taking this quiz.

1. "Alternative medicine" and "complementary medicine" mean the same thing.
2. One of the central principles of complementary and alternative medicine is that the body heals itself.
3. Homeopathy is a form of complementary/alternative medicine that uses extremely small amounts of certain substances to promote healing.
4. Herbal medicine and acupuncture are treatments used in naturopathy.
5. Ayurvedic medicine, which originated in India, promotes controlled breathing as one element of treatment.
6. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on the idea of balancing yin and yang.
7. The herb Artemisia Annua, from Traditional Chinese Medicine, has been used successfully to treat malaria.
8. St. John's wort is an herb touted as a natural treatment for diabetes.
9. It's important to tell your health care provider about any dietary supplements you take because they may interact with prescription medications.
10. You can't take too much of a water-soluble vitamin.

Massage therapy is one of the oldest healing arts. It has become an important part of general health care for many people living in today's stressful world.

Traditional healthcare systems throughout the world recognize that therapeutic massage can play an important role in treating illness or chronic ailments, and contribute to a higher sense of general well-being.

At the Broward Health Wellness Center our goal is to offer a variety of services that are suitable for each individual. Our therapist is trained to understand the mind, body, spirit connection and their part in the facilitation of the healing and balance process. Take time to experience the benefits of massage, which will make a difference in both how you feel about yourself and the world around you.

The Wellness Center offers:

Swedish massage is the most common form of massage that uses techniques on superficial layers of muscles, and sometimes active and passive movements of the joints. It is used to promote general relaxation, improve circulation and range of motion, and relieve muscle tension.

Neuromuscular massage is a form of deep massage that is applied to individual muscles. It is used primarily to release trigger points (intense knots and muscle spasms in the body). It usually focuses on more specific areas.

Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy with the addition of one or more scented oils to address specific needs. The massage therapist can select oils that are relaxing, energizing, stress-reducing, balancing, etc. Aromatherapy massage is suited for stress-related conditions or conditions with an emotional component.

Deep T issue/Sports Massage focuses on deep layers of muscle tissues in an effort to release chronic patterns of tension.  The massage uses many of the same strokes as a classic massage therapy, with the main difference lying in the fact that a deep tissue massage involves slower movements and the application of greater pressure.  

Prenatal Massage is a skillful massage for mothers to be that help relieve aches and discomforts associated with pregnancy.  It focuses on areas that are problematic due to stresses of joints, neck, back, and pelvic areas.  Prenatal massage promotes relaxation and relives fatigue.

Reflexology involves applying pressure to certain points on the foot that correspond to organs and systems in the body. Reflexology is very relaxing, especially for people who stand on their feet all day or have tired, achy feet.

Fee Schedule

Table Massage
Half hour: $40
One hour: $65
One Hour (Employee): $50
Hour and a half: $90
 

Chair Massage
Individual half hour: $40
On-site per hour: $80
 

To schedule an appointment please contact the Wellness Center at 954-355-5521 or call our massage therapists directly:

Ryan Cranshaw, LMT • 954-712-7986
Joe Sabino, LMT • 561-289-0220
 

The Wellness Center reserves the right to charge for appointments canceled or broken without 24 hours advance notice.