“The natural healing force in each one of us is the greatest force in getting well”  Hippocrates

Restorative Massage Session                                                               Whole Body Wellness

In a Restorative Massage Session, C.O. Bodyworks incorporates myofascial release, deep therapeutic massage, and many other modalities to treat the client for their specific condition. With a thorough assessment, we can determine the problem and work towards a healing solution.  Deep therapeutic treatment, Swedish Massage, myofascial release, trigger point release, active and passive stretching, muscle energy techniques are a few of the modalities used during a treatment session.  Hot Himalayan Salt stones are used during each session to provide heat and deeper relaxation of muscles.  Other tools used during a session could be used are gua sha, moving cups, or fire cupping.  This session is used most often for clients who are seeking regular massage sessions to help manage stress, chronic pain, or chronic condition.

Medical Massage                                                                           Focused Treatments

Medical Massage is a form of massage treatment designed to resolve medical conditions that are diagnosed by a physician.  Medical Massage is also used with clients who desire focused work on a certain muscle group.  Medical Massage is often used with clients who have had an acute trauma or has been in a motor vehicle accident. With a more in depth intake and assessment of the client’s condition, Medical Massage may focus on releasing scar tissue, reducing inflammation, increasing range of motion in joints, injury recovery from trauma or surgeries, and teaching clients better body mechanics. Sessions are more frequent and can be intense depending on the condition.  Medical Massage only focuses on the specific muscle group or joint disfunction and generally, is not a full body massage.  Tools like gua sha, cupping or kinesiology tape are sometimes used.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage                                                                    Natural Healing

Lymphatic Drainage is a very gentle light massage that helps to direct lymphatic fluid towards the lymph nodes. The lymphatic system is part of your immune system and waste clearing system.  Lymphatic fluid allows for toxins, inflammation, proteins, cancer cells, viruses, dead cells, and other metabolic waste to be passed out of the body through your digestive and urinary system.  Manual lymphatic drainage helps to remove fluid 20 times faster than the body is able to do on it's own. Once a large amount of toxins or inflammation are eliminated, the body is able to relax more deeply and use it's energy more directly to regenerate the cells.  Lymphatic Drainage helps the nervous system to relax from fight or flight mode.  This technique is used to reduce the swelling around nerves and joints to decreases nerve pain.  Clients seek out Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage for wide range of symptoms and conditions.  Immune system recovery, auto-immune conditions, arthritis, inflammatory conditions, nerve pain, anxiety, stress, acute trauma and injury, and surgeries are a few conditions that lymphatic drainage is used for.

Medical Massage Session for Motor Vehicle Accidents        Modern Approach to Massage

Many of us traveling through the world today, travel in our cars, or motorcycles.  At some point we may get into an accident.  Massage is a modern tool to help clients recover from the trauma, inflammation, pain, and discomfort that can be caused by a motor vehicle accident.  C.O. Bodyworks works with your insurance company to help you heal and recover with out the headache of paying.  C.O. Bodyworks understands how difficult it is to heal from the trauma of a motor vehicle accident.  We schedule clients on a weekly basis for 4 to 6 weeks at time to ensure clients get the care they need at the time they need it.  Please contact C.O. Bodyworks directly for booking and more information.

Zen Shiatsu                                    An Ancient Science

Shiatsu is a Japanese massage technique based on the meridian system of the body that uses finger pressure to help redirect your body's chi.  It is sometimes called acupuncture massage. It relaxes your muscles by applying pressure to the meridian points with assisted joint mobility movement and stretching.  It helps you achieve a balanced energy flow, increases circulation and mobility, and reduces stress.  Clients seek this treatment as a regular massage treatment to manage stress, and chronic pain.  Clients, who wish to keep their clothes on, will choose this style of massage because it is preformed over clothes. It is believed that there needs to be a cloth barrier to better feel the energetic connection with the meridian system.