Massage Therapies2018-09-19T17:07:14+00:00

Massage Therapies

At Reproductive Wellness San Diego we offer a variety of massage techniques to address different conditions and promote health. Depending on your specific needs and preferences, our team of practitioners will recommend the best match for you. To read more about the different massage techniques we offer, please click the links below.

Swedish Massage

The therapeutic application of hot and cold stones has been dated to at least 1500 B.C. Their use has been found in almost all ancient civilization used for healing the body, mind, and soul. This treatment involves massage and placement of warm stones, allowing  muscles to absorb heat. Heat expands the muscles, while melting away knots and tension, allowing for a deeper and more effective massage.

Receiving one hot stone massage is equivalent to receiving 5 regular massages.

Cold stone applications are optional.

Benefits of a Hot Stone Treatment
  • Relieves stress
  • Allows for better sleep
  • Calms the mind
  • Has a very grounding effect

Hot Stones Massage

The therapeutic application of hot and cold stones has been dated to at least 1500 B.C. Their use has been found in almost all ancient civilization used for healing the body, mind, and soul. This treatment involves massage and placement of warm stones, allowing  muscles to absorb heat. Heat expands the muscles, while melting away knots and tension, allowing for a deeper and more effective massage.

Receiving one hot stone massage is equivalent to receiving 5 regular massages.
Cold stone applications are optional.

Benefits of a Hot Stone Treatment
  • Relieves stress
  • Allows for better sleep
  • Calms the mind
  • Has a very grounding effect

Manual Lympathic Drainage

Helping to alleviate stress and boost immunity, Manual Lympathic Drainage (MLD) induces a deep state of relaxation and removes toxins through light, rhythmic motions in the direction of the lymph flow. The lymphatic vessels also play a key role in delivering nutrients, antibodies and other materials to the tissue cells of the body.

Benefits of MLD

Induce the “relaxation response” to promote the deepest state of relaxation when the body repairs and heals itself.

  • Alleviate stress and boosts immunity
  • Accelerate healing
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Pain Relief
  • Alleviate facial congestion and sinusitis
  • Treat puffy eyes and dark circles
  • Minimize the bruising, discomfort and anxiety associated with cosmetic surgery recovery

deep-tissue_massagerwDeep tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but with deeper pressure. It is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension by focusing on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints). By using deep finger pressure and slow, firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments.

Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage
Reduces chronic pain
Breaks scar tissue
Improves blood pressure
Rehabilitates injured muscles

mayan_abdominal_massageMaya Abdominal Therapies

Maya Abdominal Therapy, with its different healing techniques, as taught by Dr. Rosita Arvigo is the legacy of an unbroken chain of knowledge handed down from generation to generation of midwives, healers in Central America. The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy™ is an adaptation of ancient Mayan healing techniques that adds modern knowledge of anatomy, physiology and herbology. Discover our Maya Therapies:

Maya Abdominal Massage
Maya Massage Labor Encouragement
Maya Postpartum Massage
Female Bath Steam
Castor Oil Treatment