At The Body-Mind Connection,
we are open to talking with you about any ailment ... in hopes we can
work together with the different massage therapy techniques, which
will help to heal your mind and body.
We believe your body has the power to heal itself and the power of
touch and/or guided imagery can enhance this ability. Tim has worked
with many clients on pain control through the use of breathing and
We also design specific sessions for those in active recovery for most
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What is massage?
Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your
skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage therapists typically use
their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms,
elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep
Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative
medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment
for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.
Most people can benefit from massage. However, massage may not be
appropriate if you have:
- Bleeding disorders or take blood-thinning medication
- Burns, open or healing wounds
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Certain fractures
- Severe osteoporosis
- Severe thrombocytopenia
Discuss the pros and cons of massage with your doctor, especially if
you are pregnant or have cancer or unexplained pain.