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.
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.