Heike has been a Massage Therapist for the past 18 years, licensed in Nevada and New Mexico. In her work, she has worked with various chiropractors in CA, N.J and N.V. Heike also worked at various Hotels, Spas and Timeshares as well as teaching Partner Massage Classes at Hospitals. She compliments her treatments with assisted and/ or guided stretching and postural exercises.
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage,
Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Chakra Balancing, Myofacial Release,
Deep-relaxing-head-neck treatment - Yasuragi, Japanese Foot Massage - Ashi Amma
It involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage. The benefits of Swedish massage include increased blood circulation, mental and physical relaxation , decreased stress and muscle tension, and improved range of motion.
Deep Tissue Massage:
A type of massage therapy, deep tissue massage uses firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles). It's used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
Deep tissue massage usually focuses on a specific problem, such as chronic muscle pain, injury rehabilitation, and conditions such as: low back pain, limited mobility, recovery from injuries (e.g. whiplash, falls, repetitive strain injury.
Designed to prevent and treat injuries, improve flexibility, and enhance athletic performance, sports massage can be used by athletes of all abilities to prepare for or recover from athletic or sports events. Even if you aren't an athlete, sports massage may help muscle pain or restricted range of motion.
The idea behind sports massage is to manipulate the body's soft tissues, and focus on certain muscle groups depending on which sport the athlete plays. This type of massage can help with increased blood flow, increased range of motion, and increased flexibility.
Pregnancy massage is massage therapy specifically tailored for a pregnant women. It is also called pre-natal massage.
The Benefits of Pregnancy Massage:
The purposes of prenatal massage include:
relief of fatigue and strain on joints and muscles
relief of edema (swelling) in arms and legs
improvement of the flow of blood and lymph
increase of oxygen flow to the blood
relaxation to improve sleep and raise levels of hormones such as endorphins
relief of anxiety, depression, or other negative emotions
Lymphatic Drainage Massage:
Lymphatic Drainage Massage, is a very gentle massage that encourages lymph flow in the body. The therapist stimulates the lymph system with extremely light, circular pumping movements. By stimulating the lymphatic system, the therapist helps drain puffy, swollen tissues, supports the body's immune system, helps the body heal from surgery, and aids in the body's natural waste removal or detoxification.
Benefits include: detoxification, edema, pre- and post-plastic surgery and post-liposuction. It can also help with cellulite treatments, scar tissue, spider veins, redness and acne.
Japanese Foot Massage:
Relaxing, calming and therapeutic foot massage using various techniques to loosen adhesions and tension in feet and calves, leaving your feet refreshed and lighter.
Give your feet a break and re-connect to the rest of your body. Wonderful relaxing treatment.
25 min or 40 min. treatment available.
Myofascial release is a manipulative treatment that attempts to release tension in the fascia due to trauma, posture, or inflammation. Connective tissues called fascia surround the muscles, bones, nerves, and organs of the body. Points of restriction in the fascia can place a great deal of pressure on nerves and muscles causing chronic pain.
Practitioners of myofascial release employ long stretching strokes meant to balance tissue and muscle mechanics and improve joint range of motion in order to relieve pain.
The Root Chakra
Massaging the gluteal muscles, legs and feet encourages energy flow better known as prana in this region.
The Sacral Chakra
Myofascial release for the hip flexors along with releasing the iliopsoas muscle helps to release tension in the hips. This helps them to open up for energy flow to the sacral Chakra.
The Solar Plexus
This area is massaged by applying oils to the abdomen area using clockwise directions around the area of the navel. This encourages waste elimination and improves the organ functions by bringing about conscious awareness to this “personal power center”
The Heart Chakra
Massaging the area of the upper back and a gentle traction to the shoulder joint and arm along with myofascial releases the pectoral muscles that assist in opening up this particular Chakra region.
The Throat Chakra
Gentle neck traction and release of restricted fascia tissues that surrounds the back and front of the neck is then followed by a gentle massage of the neck and the attachments to the base of the head.
The Third Eye Chakra
The massage used for the Anja Chakra includes a massage technique known as “brow stripping” that includes the muscles in the jaw area, temples and nasal sinuses.
The Crown Chakra
A scalp massage furthers the connection to the Crown Chakra followed by hair pulls and cervical traction to release cranial-tissue adhesion's.
Deep Relaxing Head-Neck-Scalp Massage:
Wonderful treatment, taking you to a deep relaxing state.
You have a choice of applying a combination of oils, making your hair shiny, rehydrated and smooth or without applying oil.
Opening the crown chakra. releasing tension in the Neck, Head and Scalp along with putting you in a deep state of relaxation in a busy world.
Perfect for when you don't have a lot of time or adding it on to a full-body massage. Try this wonderful treatment and ease your mind.
25 min Head-Neck-Scalp treatment.
Massage Therapy Treatments:
30 min. Massage Therapy: $ 55.-
55 min. Massage Therapy: $ 95.-
85 min. Massage Therapy: $ 150.-
110 min. Massage Therapy: $ 190.-
25 min. Therapeutic Foot Massage (Ashi Amma) $ 55.-
25 min. Deep Relaxation Head & Neck Massage (Yasuragi) $ 55.-
55 min. Massage & 25 min. Head-Neck-Scalp Treatment: $ 145.-
55 min. Massage & 25 min. Japanese Foot Massage: $ 145.-
"The Works" 110 min Treatment:
55 min. Massage + 25 min. Yasuragi + 25 min. AshiAmma $ 199.-
Luxurious Deep Relaxation Treatment 80 min.
Los Alamos Chiropractic Center
2610 Trinity Dr. # 14,
Los Alamos, NM 87544
505 500 7919