Give someone you love the gift of health with a massage gift certificate from NYC Massage. Eugene Wood, Licensed Massage Therapist, has been a massage therapist for over 20 years. Known for using multiple therapeutic techniques, Eugene Wood LMT is devoted to providing health and wellness restoration.Types of Massage Gift Certificates Offered
Eugene Wood offers many types of massage therapy. If you are unsure about the type of massage therapy your recipient would like, a massage gift certificate is the perfect choice. Your recipient will be able to choose from:Therapeutic MassageTherapeutic massage
is a type of massage therapy that seeks to return the body to a healthy, natural state without the use of surgery or other invasive techniques. Therapeutic massage gift certificates make a great gift for those who seek to lower their blood pressure, slow the heart rate, boost the immune system and restore the mind. Know someone whose stress is affecting their health? They can benefit from the gift of therapeutic massage.Asian MassageAsian massage
incorporates several different massage techniques from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand and India. Generally, an Asian massage focuses on Shiatsu from Japan or Tui-na from Thailand. Asian massage therapies focus on a mind-body healing and are known to treat everything from fears and phobias to pain and stress.Swedish Massage
Giving the gift of Swedish massage
means giving the gift of relaxation. Perhaps one of the more familiar of massage techniques, a Swedish massage improves blood flow and circulation, speeds healing after an injury, boosts the circulatory system and provides relief from stress-related headaches. Relaxing, yet invigorating, a Swedish massage is sure to please any recipient.Sports Massage
The gift of a sports massage
will please the athlete or workout enthusiast in your life. Sports massage works to combine the techniques of massage with the knowledge of kinesiology, the study of body movement. Sports massage not only speeds the healing of sprains and strains that occur during exercise or workouts, it also provides pre-performance enhancement.Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage
is the most popular type of massage. Practiced for centuries by the early Egyptians, Romans, Greeks and Native Americans, deep tissue massage seeks to relax the body by relieving pain and tension from the deepest of muscles. Deep tissue massage reaches not only the muscles, but all the tendons and other connective tissues located deep inside the body.Deep tissue massage is a healing gift for anyone who suffers from chronic pain, tension, headaches, muscle exhaustion or arthritis.Myofascial Relief TherapyMyofascial massage therapy
works to relax the blood vessels, muscles, organs and nerves that make up the complex structure of the body called the fascia. Designed to reduce pain and increase circulation, this type of massage therapy seeks to improve the range of motion of the body.
Trigger Point Massage
Did you know there are over 620 different trigger points in the body, each one corresponding to a different muscular or nerve area? For example, when the spleen is damaged, the pain presents in the trigger point, the left shoulder of the body. Trigger point massage
seeks to massage the trigger points, thus relieving the pain in the part of the body the point corresponds to. Trigger point massage provides neck pain, back pain, abdominal, spleen and torso pain relief. This type of massage is particularly effective for the those who play sports, those who garden, and the elderly.
Besides the types of massage listed above, massage gift certificates from NYC Massage can also be presented to those who have suffered accidents or some form of illness. While not as well known as deep tissue massages or Swedish massages, Eugene Wood LMT also provides: