Many people rely on massage and acupuncture, together or separately, as therapies that improve healing and relieve stress. Located in Sebring, Florida, Florida Lakes Spa proudly offers both options within comprehensive treatment plans. To schedule a consultation with TC Lackey, II, DO, Rachel Sims, APRN, and the team, call the office or book one online today.
Massage is a group of therapeutic healing techniques that involve placing manual pressure on your skin and tissues. Your massage therapist uses their hands to knead your tissues, which stimulates the muscles, tendons, and fascia.
One interesting advantage of massage therapy over other therapeutic practices is that it improves both physical and psychological well-being. The team at Florida Lakes Spa might recommend massage as part of your treatment for:
There are many common massage therapy techniques, including some specifically for lymphatic flow, stress relief, and injury rehabilitation. The team at Florida Lakes Spa informs you of the technique they’ll use in your treatment.
A combination of massage techniques used to help facilitate relaxation and aide in recovery from muscle aches and pains. This massage is customized to the client's needs from light touch to deep tissue along with focus treatments to specific areas on concern.
Hot Stone Massage
Light tissue massage utilizing warmed stones to further relaxation and melt away tension and discomforts. Deeper tissue massage may be incorporated upon request. Advance booking requested please.
Stimulation of the reflexology points on the feet which correspond with other areas of the body helping to ease tension and aid in organ detoxification. The use of warm towels and essential oils are used to provide the ultimate relaxation from your treatment.
Therapeutic massage technique’s focusing on head, neck, and upper back. The use of aromatherapy, cupping and or hot stones may be utilized to help reduce tension, discomfort and aide in reducing the severity of headache pain.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a slow, light feather like pressure massage that detoxifies and removes stagnant lymphatic fluid typically present with certain autoimmune diseases, damaged or missing lymph nodes or postsurgery ex. Liposuction, abdominoplasty, BBL and mastectomy. Typically requires at least 5-10 treatments to re-educate the lymphatic system during surgical recovery.
Massage during your pregnancy promotes relaxation, can relieve insomnia, increase circulation, and relieve muscle discomfort. It is healthy for you and the baby during all stages of pregnancy and special care is always taken to maintain the comfort and modesty of the mother.
Acupuncture is a therapy from traditional Chinese medicine with just as many benefits as massage therapy. However, it reaches deeper tissues using very fine needles placed at pressure points or energy pathways (also called meridians). When your acupuncturist inserts the needles at these meridians, they restore balance to your energy flow.
Acupuncture improves a number of conditions and wellness concerns, including musculoskeletal pain, headaches, and even menstrual cramps.
After your acupuncturist strategically places the needles during your treatment, they stay in place for 10-20 minutes as you relax. After the treatment, many people report feeling energized, and experience improved symptoms within weeks.
Massage and acupuncture each have benefits of their own, but many people find that they experience enhanced benefits by taking part in both therapies. Each of them elevates the benefits of the other because they work on two different levels to increase circulation and relieve tension.
A few of the benefits that massage and acupuncture can offer are:
The Florida Lakes Spa team invites you in for a consultation, where they discuss your treatment goals and individual needs. They inform you of the benefits that massage and acupuncture can offer you and let you know how either or both treatments can help you.
Massage and acupuncture are two highly therapeutic options that work well together or on their own. If you’re interested in trying one or both of them, call Florida Lakes Spa or schedule your consultation online today.