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Massage Therapy Benefits

Improves Sleep Quality

Massage therapy can help reduce stress and anxiety levels, which can result in more peaceful sleep. For this reason, massage therapy is typically recommended for a number of sleep-related disorders.

Eases Muscle Pain

Massage therapy can help reduce painful tension and inflammation of muscles, tendons, and joints.

Boosts Immune Function

Massage therapy can increase the activity of white blood cells in the body and boost immune function.

Improves Mental Alertness

Massage therapy can increase mental alertness by reducing stress and increasing serotonin levels in the body.

Relieves Stress

The relaxing experience of massage therapy can decrease cortisol levels in the body while boosting endorphin levels, resulting in a reduction of stress.

Enhances Circulation

Pressure and degrees of movement used during massage therapy help increase circulation, improving overall wellness.

Improves Joint Mobility

By reducing tension and inflammation, massage therapy can help improve joint mobility.

Reduces Tension In The Muscles

Massage therapy techniques can reduce tension in muscles, resulting in less pain and greater joint mobility.

Stimulates Movement Of Lymphatic Fluid

Massage therapy can help stimulate the movement of lymphatic fluid and aid in flushing toxins out of the body.

Types Of Massage Therapy Offered At In Motion O.C.

Swedish Massage

This is the most common type of massage. Swedish Massage involves a variety of long, kneading strokes on the outer layer of muscles to help reduce stress and tension. You can expect to feel relaxed and energized after a Swedish Massage. Swedish Massages are held in our private massage room.

Deep Tissue Massage

Mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues, Deep Tissue Massage involves applying sustained pressure to the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. This modality helps relieve muscle tension and can break up painful scar tissue that forms after injures. Deep Tissue Massages are held in our private massage room.

Stretching Massage

Perfect for before or after therapy sessions, Stretching Massages involve stretching with incorporated massage techniques. These types of massages are held in a semi-private massage area where clothes can be left on during your massage.

Meet Our Massage Therapists

Artayja

Artayja is new to SoCal and most recently was from Las Vegas. She began her massage journey graduating from Atlanta School of Massage in Georgia 2016. She took an interest in massage after working in the medical field learning a more natural approach to wellness. Her specialty is pain relief and trigger point release while her most favorite massage is deep tissue. In her free time she enjoys traveling, writing poetry, renovating properties and being by the beach with her dogs. She lives a vegan lifestyle and loves to try new restaurants around the city. In the near future she hopes to continue her education in myofascial release and Thai massage to enhance her services.

Lisamarie

Lisamarie graduated from Cortiva – Chicago School of Massage in April of 2009. While she is versed in many different types of massage, her favorite type is a blend of relaxing and therapeutic. She has spent her entire career working with athletes and physical therapy patients in Illinois before recently moving to SoCal with her husband. She is excited to bring her skills to Orange County and begin helping you.

Massage Therapy FAQs

Will My Insurance Cover Massage Therapy?

Our massage therapy services are not covered by insurance. Contact us to learn more about the cost of our massage services in Orange County.

How Much Does Massage Therapy Cost?

Pricing can vary depending on the type and length of massage. To learn more about pricing, contact us and be sure to ask about our membership special for additional perks and savings.

How Long Are Massage Therapy Sessions?

We offer 25-minute, 50-minute, and 80-minute massage therapy sessions.

Will I Feel Sore After Massage Therapy Sessions?

It is completely normal to feel sore after massage therapy sessions due to the stimulation and manipulation of soft tissues during the massage.Just like exercise, regular massage therapy sessions will decrease episodes of muscle soreness.

Which Massage Type Is Right For Me?

The right type of massage therapy for you will depend on what type of symptoms you are looking to resolve. Your massage therapist will consult with you before your massage to determine which type of massage may be best for you.

How Often Should I Get A Massage?

Getting a massage once every 1-2 weeks is the standard treatment, but everyone is different. Your massage therapist can help set a cadence that works best for you.

*This information about massage therapy was reviewed by Dr Natalie Thomas, PT, DPT. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us here.

 

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