Massage Therapy

Natural Therapy Wellness Center McHenry Massage

Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques to stretch and loosen muscles, improve blood & lymphatic fluid flow and increase the flow of oxygen and nutrients to cells and tissues. It has been shown to decrease the effects of stress and symptoms of overuse in exercise, work and other activities. The major responses to massage include pain reduction/ management and increased ease of movement in joints, neck & back. Massage is beneficial for restoration of the freedom of pain-free movement in the body:

  • Back or shoulder pain
  • Neck pain or movement restrictions
  • Headaches, migraines, TMJ pain
  • Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sports injuries
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Surgery rehabilitation and scar tissue
  • Pregnancy massages
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Stress reduction and relaxation

Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Professional therapeutic massage can help your body to repair itself, restore the function to normal levels and it just feels good.