About Orthopedic Massage
Integrative Orthopedic Massage Therapy by Ricardo Cuevas is a client specific, comprehensive approach designed to address orthopedic conditions as a result of myofascial and musculoskeletal dysfunction, trauma, repetitive stress syndrome or postural and gait pattern distortion.
Orthopedic Massage FAQ's
What is a Orthopedic Massage Therapy?
Orthopedic massage therapy focuses on the muscles and soft tissues surrounding joints. The aim of orthopedic massage is to relieve pain while restoring balance to the tissues and create a fuller range of motion. Orthopedic Massage Therapy is the centerpiece of the treatment employing Neuromuscular therapies, Active and Passive Isolated Stretching, Myofascial Release, and Intrinsic Joint Mobilization combined with traditional superficial to deep tissue massage in order to engage and recalibrate the kinesthetic sense of the client.
What can I expect during an Orthopedic Massage?
Your therapeutic massage will begin with a brief consultation regarding your general health, problem conditions, and desired results, which, combined with a physical assessment, will be used to create a session customized to meet your specific needs. All sessions include aromatherapy and are performed on the Body Support System.
What is the Body Support System?
The Body Support System is a high-tech, high-quality orthopedic body positioning device that can be utilized in prone, supine, and side-lying positions. Advantages of the Body Support System include:
Supports the body without creating pressure
Relaxes muscles, maximizing access and range of motion
Decompresses the spine, relieving back pain
Adjusts to all body types and sizes, including pregnancy
How long does an Orthopedic Massage session take?
Ricardo's Intergrative Orthopedic Massage sessions are 75 minutes.