Pamela graduated in 2008 from the Mass Institute of Therapeutic Massage with previous experience in the beauty industry as a Hairdresser & Aesthetician. My goal was to pursue the art of physical and mental awareness through Bodywork & natural healing. Over the years, I have helped clients maintain their bodies with the proper treatment and knowledge to overcome their physical and mental limitations addressed by pain and discomfort. Specializing in Post surgery, injury & recovery treatments for rotator cuff, migraines, neck, upper/ lower back pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, and fascial tension. Helping athletes to keep their muscles working in top performance from weightlifting, marathon training and various other physical activities. It is important for people to understand the benefits and healing massage can provide for a lifetime.
The Muscular System is the most complex system in the body. In fact, it helps with all the physical voluntary and involuntary functions on a daily basis, even when your sleeping. The amazing series of sequences are:
· Voluntary and Reflexive Movement
· Skeletal stability and organ protection
· Blood Circulation
· Internal organ function
· Body temperature regulation
Massage/Muscular Therapy is a natural modality that supports all of the Muscle System functions you need to stay in optimal performance, day to day, year over year. The Benefits are considered to be almost necessary to maintain overall health and well being for all ages and not just considered as a luxury anymore. Like a car, the more miles it does, the more you need to maintain it over time.
· Reduces stress mentally & physically
· Strengthens immune system for healthy lymph flow to eliminate toxins
· Increases serotonin to help depression and melatonin for better sleep
· Allows better blood circulation and oxygen levels within the muscles
· Improves your flexibility, range of motion and helps muscles increase performance during exercise
· Improves the functional organs to help improve digestion, elimination of toxins in the body
· Better muscle function, contraction, and metabolism
· Relieves muscular pain and discomfort naturally without the need of aspirin, pain killers, muscle relaxers etc. All of which do not and never will cure the problem PLUS could potentially lead into addiction.
Types of Massage can vary in what kind will be most beneficial for you. It is important to understand how your treatment will work and I truly care about the results you will experience over time. Communication is key to start and I am here anytime to address or answer your concerns. To add, there is many terms my clients will hear in order to understand what they feel during and after their session. Not every person experiences the same massage so it is important to know what the expectations are before the massage begins. I am here to help!
Deep Tissue - Deep tissue massage involves applying firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles). It's used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders. Deep tissue massage techniques are used to break up scar tissue and physically break down muscle "knots" or adhesions (bands of painful, rigid tissue) that can disrupt circulation and cause pain, limited range of motion, and inflammation
Swedish - Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension and to relax the body
Muscle Memory - The ability to repeat a specific muscular movement with improved efficiency and accuracy that is acquired through practice and repetition. They practice their routines with mind-numbing repetitiveness, for hours and days, weeks and years, so that each spinning, twisting landing off the high bar becomes an act of muscle memory
Connective Tissue (Fascia) - Connective tissue beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses and seperates mucles and internal organs. Supports and prevents injuries or trauma within the body. Supports the skeletal system and allows your organs and muscles to move smoothly against each other.
Muscular Tension – Muscle fibers can restrict contraction to create a feeling of tension in any muscle area. Muscle can shorten in length that restricts bloodflow and oxygen to the cells.
Muscle Sensitivity – Muscles will become more sensitive to touch. The tighter they are the more sensitive they will be.
Muscle Soreness – Post massage side effect. This is caused by the physical break down of adhesions, tendons, ligaments and muscle tension during the massage session. It is normal and better if you feel soreness in one, two or more days after your session.
Bruising– Post massage side effect. Bruises, also called muscle contusions, are areas of skin where the damage occurs to underlying muscle fibers or connective tissue, causing bleeding beneath the skin. Since the skin is not broken, the blood spreads out beneath the skin, giving the appearance of black, blue or purple on the surface. The more blood involved, the larger the bruise.