Therapeutic Massage uses techniques that release Trigger Points in connective tissues contributing to certain medical conditions such as Migraines, Tension Headaches, Neck and Shoulder Discomfort, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Low Back and Hip Discomfort, Sciatica, Leg Discomfort.
Therapeutic Massage techniques can also be used to Enhance and Improve Athletic Performance.
NeuroMuscular Therapy Amercian Version is a specific protocol of steps that is highly effective and successful in reducing or eliminating discomfort for those with chronic pain condiotns, injuries, pre and post surgical when used alongside other healthcare modalities.
Myofascial Release is a technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure to the connective tissue restrictions that cause pain and discomfort. It is a very effective technique used to elongate the fascia thereby eliminating discomfort and restoring motion to the tissues of the body.
Conditions helped are Migraine Headache, TMJ Syndrome, Whiplash of the Spine, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Upper and Lower Back Discomfort, Pain due to Nerve Impingement or Disc Herniations, Hip Discomfort, Pelvic Floor Discomfort and Dysfunction.
Manual Lymph Drainage
The techniques of Stationary Circle, Rotary, Pump and Scoop are designed and adapted to increase the movement of lymph and interstitial fluid through the anatomy of the lymphatic system. The techniques are gentle at a rate of about 1 per second with 5-7 repetitions per area.
This modality is used to help clients who suffer from lymphedema or for whom lymphedema may be of concern. This lymphedema may be idiopathic in nature or may be the result of lymph node removal due to surgical intervention for cancer diagnosis. Naomi enjoys working with cancer survivors as well as those currently fighting cancer. She has worked with many clients who have undergone unilateral or bilateral mastectomy or lumpectomy and breast reconstruction.
Naomi is skilled with clients suffering from edema due to Pregnancy, Congestive Heart Failure or other ailments.
Oncology Massage uses compassionate touch (very slow moving, light pressure, long strokes) to induce deep relaxation and reduce discomfort and anxiety for those newly diagnosed, currently in treatment & post treatment of most Cancers.