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Therapeutic Massage Center

We specialize in soft tissue pain

As professional therapists, our goal is to meet each client’s expectations for their relaxation or therapeutic massage needs. We specialize in neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, passive stretching, range of motion and Swedish massage. We use these modalities to tailor each massage to meet your specific needs. Our focus is to soften and lengthen tight muscles to restore optimal ease of movement and relief from muscular pain.

How Does Relaxation Massage Benefit Me?

The primary benefits of a relaxation massage are to relax tense muscles and increase blood circulation. Stress, injury, poor circulation, overuse and misuse can cause pain and discomfort as well as restrict your normal range of movement. If left unattended, these conditions can cause overcompensation and strain on healthy muscle tissue and can seriously affect your quality of life. Massage therapy stretches and loosens tight muscles and connective tissue. This breaks down adhesions and frees your range of motion.

How Does Therapeutic Massage Benefit Me?

Therapeutic massage is necessary when you are in pain or have a complaint regarding muscle function. Massage therapy activates nerve receptor signals along nerve fibers to temporarily block chronic pain signals from reaching the brain. In addition, massage releases endorphins, the body’s natural painkiller, into the brain and nervous system to reduce the feeling of pain without pharmaceuticals.

By Mikael Häggström, used with permission.

Graphic by Mikael Häggström
used with permission.

Dysfunctions Helped by Massage

  • Muscle pain
  • Neck and back sprains and strains
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • TMJ
  • Golf/tennis elbow
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Arthritis

How Does Massage Help Reduce the Effects of Stress?

Massage therapy has an amazing effect on your body’s nervous system. When massage activates your parasympathetic nervous system, it counteracts your body’s negative response to stress, relaxing muscle tension and allowing your heart rate, blood pressure, and circulation to return to normal.

Stress becomes negative and harmful when the challenges of our life become constant and unrelenting. This imbalance of the body, mind, and soul can lead to physical manifestations including headaches, backaches, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, gastrointestinal problems, sleep disorders, ulcers, muscular tension, and exhaustion, both mental and physical. If left unchecked, these symptoms can take their toll on our health and lead to chronic diseases.

Therapeutic Massage Center St Pete

Therapeutic Massage Center St Pete

235 31st Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
727-643-3318
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Hours of Operation:
Mon. – Fri.: 9am-7 pm
Saturday: Special request
EST# MM23924 

Heather Graeme MA, LMTHeather Graeme MA, LMT

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Yvonne Parker, LMT