Massage Therapy Specialist

APMI Wellness Center

Aesthetics & Wellness located in Chevy Chase, MD

From reducing pain to enhancing wellness, massage therapy offers many benefits. At APMI Wellness Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the female and male therapists, Dominique Young and Stefon Easter, provide massage therapy. They utilize many techniques to address various health needs and concerns. To learn more about massage therapy at APMI Wellness Center, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Massage Therapy Q & A

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What is massage therapy?

Massage therapy is a form of complementary and integrative medicine. During treatment, your massage therapist uses pressure and movement to manipulate your soft tissue, which includes your muscles, ligaments, tendons, and skin. 

Massage therapy alleviates muscle pain and tightness, reduces stress, improves sleep, and benefits your physical and emotional well-being.

What are the types of massage therapy?

APMI Wellness Center uses many massage therapy techniques to address a wide range of health and wellness needs. Some of the massage therapy techniques include:

  • Chair massage
  • Connective tissue massage
  • Myofascial release
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Cupping lymph drainage and lymphatic massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Foot massage
  • Geriatric massage
  • Kinesiology massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Stone massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Thai massage

When you come in for a massage therapy consultation at APMI Wellness Center, the male and female therapists spend time talking to you so they can fully understand your health needs and wellness goals.

Based on the information gathered during your consultation, your massage therapist talks to you about the types of massage therapy techniques best suited for you. You may even benefit from more than one technique.

Many people also benefit from more than one session to get the best results.

In addition to their many types of massage therapy, APMI Wellness Center offers many complementary wellness services, including nutrition, fitness, and intravenous (IV) vitamin infusions.

What conditions benefit from massage therapy?

Massage therapy is helpful for many health conditions. The massage therapists, Stefon and Dominique, may provide massage therapy to complement your traditional medical care to optimize your health and well-being.

Some of the conditions that benefit from massage therapy include:

  • Arthritis and gout
  • Soft tissue strains, tendonitis
  • Muscle aches, neck pain, and back pain
  • Shoulder pain, spinal problems, and nerve pain
  • Headaches and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Nerve pain

Massage therapy also helps patients cope with chronic health conditions such as fibromyalgia, digestive problems, heart disease, and chronic fatigue. The hands-on therapy also benefits cancer patients by relieving pain and stress. 

To learn more about massage therapy at APMI Wellness Center, call the office or book an appointment online today.