Therapeutic/Relaxation Massage

Therapeutic/Relaxation Massage


Therapeutic and relaxation massage utilizes a variety of bodywork techniques that prepare the recipient to absorb the transfer of energy, allowing the body to yield many benefits.

It includes deep tissue massage designed to release muscle tension and ease restrictions and structural imbalances. Includes the application of essential oils and hot towels.

Schedule your appointment for therapeutic massage at Holistic Care Approach in Grand Rapids, MI. View our pricing list.

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Increases circulation
  • Improves joint flexibility
  • Relieves muscle tension and spasms
  • Softens injured tissue
  • Reduces pressure on impinged nerves – including the sciatic nerve
  • Relaxation
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Improves quality of sleep
  • Reduces edema
  • Reduces scarring and adhesions
  • Reduces spasms and cramping
  • Releases endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers
  • Improves Range of Motion
  • Reduces migraine and headache pain
  • Reduces effect of eye strain
  • Shorter labor and easier childbirth
  • Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Strengthens immune system function
  • Improves posture
  • Enhances health and nourishment of the skin
  • Increases awareness of body-mind connection
  • Fosters a sense of well-being
  • Satisfies need for caring, nurturing touch
  • Faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments


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