Geriatric/Senior Massage can be either Relaxation or Rehabilitative and is designed to meet the specific needs of the elderly population. It involves using Swedish massage movements to manipulate and soften harden muscles and connective tissue of the body to improve blood circulation, stimulate the nervous system, speed up healing process from injury and illness, promote overall relaxation, relieve pain and increase range of motion. As with any massage, it is important to keep your therapist informed about the pressure being used – this can always be adjusted.
During the session the therapist will remind the client to focus on breathing and relaxing. These sessions will be catered to the needs of the client by providing shorter sessions (30-45 minutes) if necessary.
Each massage integrates a variety of modalities to ensure you have a customized treatment at each visit.
Session Duration – 60 minutes or 90 minutes