Swedish Massage

Who would benefit from Swedish Massage? Individuals who suffer from high stress lifestyles, various pain syndromes, fibromyalgia, MS, constipation, high blood pressure, migraines and/or anxiety.

Swedish massage therapy techniques at Absolute PhysioCare & Sports Rehab in Burnaby are used mostly during therapeutic treatments to achieve relaxation and to decrease stress within the body and mind.  It is performed with rhythmical, slow movements with a mild to moderate pressure.

Swedish massage is used interspersed with deeper manipulations such as Trigger Point Therapy and Petrissage to better achieve the patient’s goals.

The  Swedish Massage technique is used as an introductory approach at the start of most treatments with a liberal amount of oil, and the strokes are carried out parallel to the muscle fibers.

Edema and adhesions are directly treated by Swedish massage therapy.

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