Therapeutic massage is intended to reduce stress and fatigue while improving circulation through soft-tissue manipulation to the body. There are many variations of massage and several different techniques our licensed massage therapist offers and applies.
A licensed massage therapist provides massage therapy. A licensed therapist has completed a diploma program at a recognized school of massage therapy and has passed a registration examination. Visit our massage services for additional information on our licensed massage therapist.
Your therapy treatment will take place in a warm, comfortable, and quiet room on a specialized massage table. To help you relax, soft music may be played.
Depending on the technique our licensed massage therapist uses, you may or may not have to undress. Each treatment will differ from patient to patient based on the assessment from our therapist. For your initial visit, wear comfortable clothes and come as you are.
Treatment methods used will vary based on patient needs and on the techniques used by our licensed massage therapist. If our therapist wants you to adjust your position, they will either move you or will ask you to move. Feel free to change your position to make yourself more comfortable and do not hesitate to ask questions throughout your treatment.
Treatment methods used will vary based on patient needs. Our variety of treatments and techniques each feel differently. Do not hesitate to ask questions or mention any discomfort so that the massage therapist can use another approach or technique.
At Pinewood, we use hypoallergenic massage oils and lotions. We have a variety of oils and lotions so if you have a sensitivity to certain types, please bring it to our massage therapist’s attention.
Our licensed therapist will advise patients individually on a case-by-case basis. For new patients, your first visit will allow us to assess your individual situation.
Yes. Christianne is a registered massage therapist, acupuncturist, and student of osteopathy. She incorporates many integrative modalities and techniques into each session depending on the patient’s needs. This unique skill set sets her apart from other registered massage therapists and creates a truly individualized approach for the treatment of each patient.