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Diane’s unique approach to therapy combines Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, and Neuromuscular Massage Therapy techniques along with Muscle Energy, Reflexology, and Myofascial Release Therapy, providing the perfect massage to meet your needs. Wheelchair and handicap accessible with hydraulic massage table meeting ADA standards.
Massage is a natural, healing touch that refreshes both body and mind. Massage therapy involves gentle hands-on manipulation of muscles. It is one of the best known antidotes for stress, and can relieve pain, improve circulation, increase flexibility, and aid in healing and effectively relieve muscle, fascia, chronic pain and tension, achieving a complete and lasting change in patients Diane treats.
Voted LMT of the year, 2003, by the American Massage Therapy Association, Oregon Chapter. In addition to learning new techniques and keeping up-to-date with the industry, Diane possesses the qualities of strong communication skills and a friendly personality. She believes that trust and confidence between a therapist and their clientele are essential and making clients feel comfortable is always one of her highest priorities.
What makes Rose City Massage unique it its ambiance and the variety of services available. Rose City’s Spa location has everything you need to relax your body and renew your spirit. Enjoy a massage in the private outdoor massage room where warm summer breezes caress you. Take advantage of a free hot tub experience before your massage in the covered, outdoor hot tub overlooking the wooded garden. Let tensions melt in the comfortable indoor therapy room as you listen to quiet music and the gentle sounds of the water fountain.
Touch is essential to our physical and emotional well-being. Massage is a natural, healing touch that refreshes both body and mind. Massage therapy involves gentle hands-on manipulation of muscles. It is one of the best known antidotes for stress, and can relieve pain, improve circulation, increase flexibility, and aid in healing.
Massage on healthy tissue feels good, and the normal response is to breathe deeply and relax. If you have an area of injury or chronic pain, you may experience slight discomfort initially, but this should lessen in a few minutes. Let your therapist know if you are feeling any discomfort, as your therapist knows ways to minimize pain and she/he can make adjustments to make you more comfortable. Some people are surprised to discover that massage does not tickle. Your massage therapist uses a gentle, but firm pressure, gradually preparing you for a deeper touch.
After a massage session, most people feel very relaxed, and many experience freedom from aches and pains that have built up over time. Give yourself a few moments for your body to reorient before slowly getting up. Sometimes you may not feel a dramatic difference in your pain, however watch for changes over the following days, including increased mobility, pain relief, or reduced stress.
You are invited to come escape the stress of life in our soothing, tranquil oasis, where your body and senses will experience complete relaxation and rejuvenation. The massage therapy room is warm and you relax with the soothing sounds of soft music and the gentle trickling of water fountain.
Anyone, from the very young to the very old, can benefit from occasional, or regular, massage therapy. Research has shown that massage therapy provides physical, mental and emotional benefits in all stages of life, but massage therapy may be inappropriate if you suffer from certain medical conditions such as phlebitis, infectious diseases, certain forms of cancer and skin conditions, or inflamed tissues. Be sure to consult your physician if you are unsure about the appropriateness of massage therapy for you. An experienced massage therapist will also be able to tell you when massage is not indicated.