Feel free to call if you have any further questions about any of these modalities. Our sessions always contain a blend of two or more of these types of massage. Our therapists will use whichever techniques they think will help you best accomplish your goals.
Contrary to popular belief, deep tissue massage doesn't have to hurt to be effective. Slow, gentle, deep compressions and strokes into the body help to release chronically contracted muscles and connective tissue, facilitate proper alignment of posture and movement patterns, and allow individual muscles to move freely of one another. This type of massage is performed with little or no oil. Read more.
Wonderfully relaxing for both mother and baby, this type of massage requires special positioning on the table depending which trimester the mother is in. Massage La Mesa massage therapists have received special training to make sure this experience is completely safe for both of you. Read more.
Essential oils used to enhance relaxation or help with headaches, respiratory or digestive issues are added to your session.
This is what most people think of when they hear massage. Long, broad strokes applied in a rhythmic way to all the muscles of the body, in combination with gently kneading, squeezing, and wringing, to provide an experience of utter relaxation and well-being. This type of massage uses oils or lotions. Read more.
This type of massage uses more invigorating massage strokes along with stretching and range of motion. It can be used before an event for optimizing performance or after for speeding recovery. Read more.
This type of massage is great for relieving chronic pain. A trigger point is a highly sensitive (painful) area of muscle tissue, which when pressure is applied a referral to another area of the body is present. This type of massage requires communication between the client and massage therapist often during the session. Restricted range of motion and pain levels can improve with sometimes just one session. Read more.
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"Regular massage therapy treatments have improved my quality of life. I was born with Cerebral Palsy and use crutches to walk. My lower back and shoulders tighten up and massage treatments allow me to maintain an active lifestyle. The therapists at Massage La Mesa are dedicated to their profession and care about their clients. I recommend Massage La Mesa to anyone looking for pain relief and an improved quality of life." Ismael Z. Chula Vista, CA