Click here for the benefits of Massage Therapy.  Carlson Wellness, LLC uses the following modalities to customize each session to the individual client’s needs:
Swedish Massage is a light-touch therapy used to relax the muscles in the body while relaxing the mind.  This gentle, rhythmic technique helps promote with healing, depression, congestion, stress, anxiety, and insomnia.


Deep tissue may consist of techniques to relieve muscle tension, myofascial release, trigger point release.  With the use of these techniques the muscles deeper in the body get the same relaxing treatment as the superficial muscles.


Techniques utilized during this modality consist of Swedish, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage (please see above for individualized explanation).  This massage is a relaxing massage combined with relaxing Swedish techniques to help your body and mind relax while getting the muscular benefits of deep tissue.   You will leave feeling relaxed as well as very relieved from muscle pain due to every day life as well as those who try new things.
Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.  This technique is also used on non-athletes who have similar needs due to injury from subtle to severe.
It is a technique using smooth stones that have been heated to warm the muscle for a deep massage effect without the discomfort of deep tissue.  Although the use of hot stone during massage is great for stress relief in the mind, which it seems we could all use, it is also good to relieve aches and pains due to tightness in the muscles as well.  Pain or an achy feeling caused by tension in the muscle is one of the most common issues people have.  Tension is a tightening of the muscle.  With the heat of the stones, it will release the tension and bring relief.

Reiki is an ancient energy healing method that improves health by increasing the flow of Universal Life Force Energy.  The body uses this energy to
     – Relieve stress and anxiety
    – Treat chronic or acute pain
    – Energize the endocrine and immune system
    – Balance and harmonize the body
    – Speed recovery from illness and surgery
    – Promote the mind/body connection
    – Release old patterns and facilitate personal growth
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Chair Massage can be performed in my office, your office or your home.  Chair massage is done with the client fully clothed in a private or semi-private setting.  Swedish and Deep Tissue techniques are used to work out any muscle tension, relieve stress, and helps break up the work day by giving you more energy.  Click here for brochure.

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