Therapeutic Massage

A sports injury, car accident, stress, arthritis - in your lifetime, you're bound to be affected by one malady or another. Or, perhaps you're seeking relaxation to relieve the stresses associated with modern life.

Coping with your injuries, trauma or stress can take weeks, months, or even years to heal depending on how severe the problem and how effective your treatment plan is. For centuries, massage therapy has assisted people in these and other areas enhancing recovery and helping individuals return to a more normal life.

Therapeutic Massage Can Help You With:

  • Blood circulation
  • Digestive system support
  • Insomnia
  • Low back pain
  • Lymph system support
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Limited range of motion in elderly
  • Posture
  • Immune enhancement
  • Prevention of new injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Stress relief
  • Surgical recovery
  • Softening of scar tissue
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Migraines
  • Positive body awareness

Besides releasing restrictions or relieving contractions in muscles, joints, and surrounding connective tissue coverings ("fascia"), massage techniques also increases circulation. This helps the body eliminate waste and aids in bringing nutrients to areas of trauma or injury thereby speeding the healing process of your condition.

By improving your circulation, massage also aids in the draining of excess fluid retained from surgery, injury and pregnancy.

Because massage relieves stress so effectively, it can also serve as an effective supportive therapy for people undergoing counseling treatments.

With an increasing number of studies showing these benefits of therapeutic massage, and its increasing popularity in the United States, you'll be assured that this age old therapy will safely and effectively address your needs.

Raindrop Essential Oil Massage Technique

Raindrop Essential Oil Massage is a powerful healing tool utilizing the layering of 8 to 10 pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils on the feet and the spine to encourage deep cellular healing. This combination of essential oils works together to effectively kill bacteria, viruses and other pathogens within the body, including those "hiding" within the central nervous system that are so hard to treat. This technique also reduces inflammation, supports the immune system, relaxes tight muscles, eases bone and joint pain, and supports respiratory function.

The session can be strictly an essential oil massage, lasting about a 1/2 hour, or it can last about an hour. Unique to the Stram Center, this technique can be combined with your accupuncture treatment with Rebecca Rice.

Raindrop Essential Oil Massage is exceptional for people working through the challenges of Lyme disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases and conditions. In cases like this it is recommended that the person receive a Raindrop massage weekly for 4 to 6 weeks.

This is a very powerful combination of healing elements for all aspects of the body. It is also deeply relaxing and rejuvenating. See what including occasional Raindrop Essential Oil Massages can do for your health and healing; Call (518) 689-2244 to make your appointment with Rebecca Rice, L.Ac

The Best Hands-On Therapeutic Massage Available

In addition to being a CranioSacral Therapist, Marie McMahon is a New York licensed massage therapist and physcial Therapy Assistant. A session with Marie includes a combination of her skill and knowledge from many areas to give you the best hands-on therapy available.

Classified as a "medical massage" therapist, Marie has more medical training and focuses the sessions more specifically, giving her clients the best combination of manual medicine techniques available.

With the utmost attention paid to your privacy and peace of mind, you'll feel comfortable and relaxed during your massage in one of our private rooms decorated in a warm, homelike setting.

Our Special Team Approach to Your Health Care

At the Center, your massage therapist has the opportunity to consult with complementary practitioners and medical doctors about your health concerns and the progress you are making. These practitioners are always available to you as well.

We take great pride in our staff's special team consulting approach to the care of our patients, giving you the best that Integrative Medicine has to offer.

Make An Appointment

Call The Center at 518.689.2244 to make an appointment with Marie McMahon or Contact Us by Email.