Whether for relaxation or recovery, massage aids your body’s power to heal itself.
Therapeutic massage is one of the most powerful tools we have to help your body heal. From more basic techniques like Swedish massage to relieve simple muscle soreness (Swedish is the foundation of all our massage techniques), to more advanced techniques like a myofascial release for proper muscle alignment, blood flow, and other benefits, our therapists are highly skilled practitioners versed in a full range of massage styles.
As a chiropractic patient at Corner on Wellness, your massage therapy is always conducted with the advantage of having your full treatment history as a guide. Our massage therapists are in constant contact with our doctors, giving you peace of mind knowing that your messages are always the most medically-appropriate techniques for your target area.
Not a chiropractic patient? That’s okay!
You don’t have to be a chiropractic patient to benefit from the healing, relaxing touch of our expert massage therapists. Sometimes a massage is just the creature comfort you need on a cold winter’s day, or after a particularly strenuous workout at the gym. We’d be happy to schedule an appointment anytime. Click here for appointments.
Meet our therapists
Therapeutic massage is an integral component of your overall wellness care, and we take great pride in hiring only the most experienced, highly trained, and skilled therapists anywhere. Plus, they’re just great, caring people that we know you’ll enjoy getting to know better during your sessions!
17 years experience; joined our staff in June 2013
- Deep Tissue
- Lomi Lomi
Ashmead Colllege, Seattle
“I think the combination of chiropractic and massage is so important because they work together. My technique helps patients to change muscle memory, especially important when associated with pain and discomfort. I love seeing my patients improve!”
5 years experience; joined our staff in January 2017
- Deep Tissue
Everest College, Seattle
“I love being able to help people improve their way of life and I work hard to create a customized massage for my clients. I am looking forward to studying Cranio sacral massage in the future.”
What massage type is best for you?
Our licensed massage therapists are experts in a wide range of techniques. They’ll always discuss your goals for the session before they begin. If there’s a problem area you’re experiencing or would like to try a new technique, let them know! Here’s a quick overview of the types of massages we offer and their benefits:
- SWEDISH MASSAGE: As the foundation of all our massage types and utilized before we go on to more elaborate techniques, Swedish massage incorporates long gliding strokes to help ease tension and stress while simultaneously improving circulation and flexibility. Just need a relaxing massage after the end of a long week? Swedish is an ideal choice.
- DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE: As its name implies, deep tissue is an all-body technique that goes beyond surface efforts (Swedish) to melt away deep knots and scar tissue resulting from injury or muscle overuse. More invigorating than relaxing, deep tissue is a standard of therapeutic massage.
- SPORTS MASSAGE: A sports massage can help keep athletes and sports enthusiasts performing at their highest level. Designed to treat a specific muscle group, a sports massage can incorporate any number of techniques including classic Swedish strokes, cross-fiber friction, pressure-point work, and joint mobilization; stretches and heat therapy may also be used. A sports massage before or after your event can help you train or compete at your highest level by reducing muscle tension, relieving swelling, and aiding flexibility.
- MYOFASCIAL RELEASE MASSAGE: Stiff, aching muscles often benefit from myofascial release. This technique stretches the connective fascia between muscles with gentle pressure until the bonds are released, allowing the muscles to move more efficiently. It’s particularly effective in the relief of cervical pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, scoliosis, neurological dysfunction, restriction of motion, chronic pain, and headaches.
- INJURY RECOVERY MASSAGE: After an accident or injury of any type, an injury recovery massage can help speed your healing and reduce pain associated with sprains, tendonitis, and other soft tissue injuries. By helping to decrease excess neurological activity, injury recovery massage can lessen spasms and restore muscle tone and length in the injured area. Injury massage can also help minimize the development of scar tissue, allowing for maximum mobility and flexibility.
- PREGNANCY MASSAGE: The therapist uses special cushions to allow the client to lie on her side during the massage. A lighter Swedish massage is the perfect treatment for an expectant mother.
- FIBROMYALGIA AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME THERAPY: Massage therapy can help reduce the pain, swelling, and stiffness of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia by increasing blood circulation, flexibility, and range of motion. Regular massage sessions can help promote restful sleep to battle fatigue.
- LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE THERAPY: A specific technique of light, rhythmic strokes that massage the lymph nodes and lymph system to remove bacteria and toxins from the body. When lymph circulation stagnates, fluid can build up and cause physical problems, such as inflammation, edemas, and neuro therapies. Because the lymph system runs in the direction of the muscle fiber, strokes are always with the muscle fiber, rather than cross-fiber.
- LOMILOMI: An age-old form of restorative, therapeutic massage with origins in the Hawaiian islands, Lomilomi is a gentle, rhythmic rolling technique that uses your body’s own weight and resistance to rock away muscle tightness and improve blood flow. As your body relaxes into the gentle rocking, the benefits of Lomilomi take hold.
- HOT STONE: Combining hot stone protocols with a full body massage provides a very healing and effective experience. The hot stones also expand blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
- COLD STONE: One of the benefits of cold stone massage is that it can provide a deep state of relaxation, a release of tension, as well as, a reduction of swelling and inflammation due to scar tissue, trauma, or injuries to muscles.A massage therapist gives stone massages with special heated or chilled stones to treat a range of complaints. The therapist places the stones on particular points of the body, such as the neck, spine, and back. She may also move the stones around on the body, using them as massage tools.