Preventative / Stress Reducing Massage Therapy
Hypertrophy of the heart (PVR, peripheral vascular resistance), relates to to a condition of resistance to the flow of blood determined by the tone of the vascular musculature and the diameter of the blood vessels. It is responsible for blood pressure when coupled with stroke volume. Consistent tightening of the artieries over time.
When related to constant stresses can becomes a pathology. It is not intended that this is the only reason for the condition , but for our purposes and methods of relaxation response it is kept simple here.
When we are not in a fight or flight mode, we don’t return to the relaxation response when danger is over. Animals do it as a matter of course and is innate in them. We carry anxieties and tight muscles on the inside of our bodies as well as tense constrictive reactions in our upper bodies that we don’t notice because of habit. We don’t know how to fully relax. Let it go.
Stress related issues are accountable for at least 85% of the complaints made to doctors, that present themselves as symptoms of underlying causes, warning signs. The other problems that are not perhaps congenial are: Air pollution, pesticides and insecticides, ingredients and additives in the products used.
Coping skills and self care, awareness of what we do is in the scope of each one of us. but we must not simply be conscious without awareness. And action to change what can be happening within our bodies by taking that consistent action before something becomes a pathology.
Advanced professional massage/the natural relaxation response by repetition of the type of strokes to inhibit or to activate nerve endings is the responsibility of the PNS triggering the brain’s acceptance of it .
The whole person concept is taken into account with the client form and interview. Because stress accumulates in the body, within the tissues, muscles, and fibers throughout the system either consciously or unconsciously we are in a perpetual state of flight or flight, without the immediate dangers that response elicits handed down from our ancestors.
Never letting go of the anxiety, this pressure cooker effect of dis-ease leads to disease.
Coping skills and bodywork is paramount in living healthy and thriving.
The physical relaxation of fascia, especially where it presents a trigger point response, is more easily found and tense areas addressed, nerve endings anions can be subdued. Thus a by product is the psychological calming of the mind..ie brain. Enhancing homeostasis, balance. Lymph drainage (lymph are within the entire body), interrupting the vicious cycle so on a cellular level. This is no miracle treatment but science of the body’s responses from brain, to all other parts of the body through the CNS/PNS/ inhibiting knee jerk actions of the ANS on our daily lives.
Stress Reduction: Swedish Shiatsu Massage-by session $100.00-$150.00.
By appointment only; Deposit of .advance payment via PayPal. 24hr reschedule/cancellation for refunds. First time client discount.
Tendon and Ligament Stretch Techniques.