Brawnergy Massage Therapy Modalities
A Blend Of Techniques
With all the different types of massages, each offering their own unique methods and techniques, rest assured, there's a type of massage for every body. Whether you prefer slow and fluid strokes, or fast and rhythmic with energizing movements, our therapists are trained in various modalities for you to choose from. Like many tasks in life, there's thousands of ways to get the body to open up and kickstart self-healing.
Massage Therapists at Brawnergy are experienced, trained, and certified to ensure you get the type of Massage Therapy that will best suit you and your goals. While many different modalities may be employed, several common massage techniques that span them include:
Effleurage - Long fluid strokes mostly called upon to initially connect with the body or transition from one area to another.
Petrissage - Shorter, deeper strokes applied by fingers or heels of the hands. Kneading, picking up, and rolling are all forms of petrissage.
Tapotement - Used for stimulating and bringing attention an area. A rhythmic percussion technique, forms of this technique include tapping, cupping, and hacking, among others.
Compressions - A more static technique, compressions relieve areas of tension and knotting. Application varies from elbows to fingers, as does the pressure used from lighter to heavier.
Frictions - Applied on the surface tissue, these are rubbing movements on the skin including stripping & cross-fibering.
Vibrations - Powerful oscillation techniques like finger springing that send vibrations through the tissue to the bone. Generally used to relieve fatigue and pain as it creates a natural sedative.
Combinations and variations of these movements make up many of the common Massage Modalities.
Western Massage Therapy Modalities
Western massage techniques focus primarily on the body to promote relaxation, improve blood circulation and relieve muscle tension. Brawnergy techniques include a variety of applications provided by our experienced massage therapists who carefully assess your condition and recommend the most suitable treatment.
One of the most popular techniques for physical relaxation and stress relief, our massage therapists soothe aching muscles with a therapeutic touch that offers deep relaxation and loosens the top layers of muscle tissue.
Deep Tissue Massage
A technique that provides relief for chronic aches and muscle tension that may include the neck and shoulders, upper and lower back and leg muscles. Deep tissue massage releases chronic muscle tension using deep pressure and slow strokes that go into the fascial layers of muscle tissue at the source of an injury.
The practitioner applies moderate pressure to release tension and improve mobility due to injury in the muscles and surrounding tissue. Kneading style strokes stretch and loosen the fibrous bands within the nerves and joints that extends to provide relief to muscles and connective tissues.
Gentle techniques addressing the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum that offers effective relief for headaches, TMJ disorder, back and neck pain. Regular sessions reduces the frequency of migraines and tension headaches.
A massage technique that alleviates pain through isolated pressure and release of specific trigger points on the body. Treatments provide relaxation and significant relief from chronic pain.
Pre-natal massage promotes relaxation and can help to relieve strained neck & back muscles particularly during the second & third trimester when the extra strain on your back is most pronounced. Brawnergy pre-natal massages are given by specially trained therapists who ensure your comfort & safety.
Relieve muscle soreness from overuse due to athletic training or competition while increasing range of motion and flexibility. No matter your sport, recover faster and perform better.
Incorporates soothing and deliberate massage therapy techniques to flush toxins, waste and excess fluids that cause tissue inflammation. This treatment improves circulation and enhances the body’s immune system.
Eastern Massage Therapy Modalities
Eastern massage therapy techniques offer a healing approach that is rooted in energy balancing within the body. With a long history that has developed over thousands of years, Eastern massage techniques still consider the physical aspects of a condition, but primarily as they relate to the subtle life force energy that moves through the human body.
Hot Stone Massage
Heat is an excellent resource when attempting to heal sore and fatigued muscle tissue. With this relaxing technique, specialized polished stones are placed at key points on the body. The heat allows your Therapist to get deep into the tissue to remove knots and eliminate tension.
Tui Na applies rhythmic pressure to establish a harmonious flow of energy along the various channels of the body. Used to treat a variety of conditions, Tui Na massage uses gliding, kneading and tapping strokes to various pressure points.
Calming and invigorating, Thai massage combines stretching and acupressure massage. Thai massage alleviates aches, pains and energy imbalances with personalized treatments that are adapted to your body type and particular needs.
Discovered in an ancient Chinese medicinal handbook, modern cupping therapy is administered by certified specialists and involves careful application of cups to the affected area of the body that loosen obstructions, draw toxins and balance the flow of ‘qi’ , - our vital life energy.
Shiatsu massage not only addresses the signs & symptoms of a particular condition, but is used to achieve a complete evaluation that helps to determine the most suitable treatment techniques. Clients remain fully clothed and in close communication with the massage therapist to ensure complete comfort during the treatment.
Reflexology utilizes pressure on specific points primarily on the feet which correspond with different areas throughout the body. A holistic, noninvasive therapy, reflexology helps the body restore its balance naturally, leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Acupressure techniques are derived from a range of traditional healing practices in combination with additional natural, restorative methods. Several established organizations, including the WHO, recognize the benefits of acupuncture and related Eastern therapeutic practices in the treatment of a wide range of diseases and conditions.
Whether you seek massage therapy as a natural alternative to relieve chronic physical symptoms, or as a complement to conventional medicine, Brawnergy offers the people of Temecula and Murrieta the best of both Western and Eastern massage therapy modalities that can be customized to any need and provide lasting relief.