FAQ

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What is Wood Therapy?

Wood therapy is considered a non-invasive body sculpting procedure. It is a holistic technique utilized to stimulate the body's lymphatic system, balance the body's energetic field, reduce stress and help with pain in the body's joints and muscles. Most recently wood therapy has gained popularity and has been used exclusively as an aesthetics procedure for body contouring. The wood tools utilized in this unique treatment come in many different shapes and sizes that are specifically designed to adapt to certain areas of the body. The use of these wooden tools help break down localized fat, tone skin, reduce the appearance of cellulite, aid in collagen production and help eliminate excess water retention in the body.

What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

Lymphatic drainage massage is a manual technique that activates the body's lymphatic system which is the body's natural immune defense system and complimentary to the circulatory system. The lymphatic systems main job is to carry toxins out of the body via a liquid called lymph as well as respond to eliminating any toxins, viruses or bacteria that may be present. By manually activating the digestive system and applying upward pressure towards the heart and lymphatic ducts of the body, lymphatic drainage massage is wonderful for helping drain the body of unnecessary toxins, excess body water and helps improve overall circulation. Wonderful for patients that are post surgery, recovering cancer patients, for people who are prone to bloating and retain a lot of liquid in the body.

How Often should I Receive Wood therapy Treatments?

In order to receive the best results it is best to start wood therapy 2-3 times a week until obtained desired results and then once every week or every other week as maintenance. Results may vary from person to person and best used along side a healthy lifestyle regimen. Generally wood therapy is viewed as a maintenance similar to getting your hair, lashes or nails done.

What is Body work?

In alternative medicine, bodywork is any therapeutic or personal development technique that involves working with the human body in a form involving manipulative therapy, breath work, or energy medicine.

What is Muscle Recovery?

Muscle recovery is a type of body work treatment designed to rebuild muscle tissue after a period of repeated exertion or stress on the body. At Soul Fire Massage & Wellness we utilize various techniques to help your muscles recover from such exhaustions such as over working your muscles at the gym doing to many reps or straining your neck repeatedly from working at the desk. From Swedish massage to sports massage and even Thai massage we have the techniques available to help you regain mobility, relieve pain and release any muscle tension.

How often should I Receive Body Work?

Results vary depending on the desires and needs of each person. At Soul Fire Massage & Wellness we create exclusive treatment plans for each patient or client to achieving the best healing results. Most often when trying any body work treatment you should see a licensed massage therapist 1-2 times per week for 4-6 weeks and then upon evaluation steadily reduce the treatment to once a week or every other week depending on the healing process of each individual.

What is Energetic Body Work?

Here at Soul Fire Massage & Wellness we view you more than just your physical body. Energetic body work is a body/mind therapy that helps you heal your mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Through combining massage, crystal therapy, guided mediations and sound bowl healing we aim in providing you a space of energetic cleansing and release. We hope to help you reduce stress, overcome traumatic experiences and promote relaxation to enhance the quality of your everyday life.

What is a Traditional Chinese Fire Cupping?

At Soul Fire Massage & Wellness we love utilizing the element of fire! We love it because we use traditional Chinese fire cupping in our cupping massage treatments. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, fire cupping is said to improve Qi and blood flow. Qi or Chi in Chinese literally means "breath", "air" or "gas", however, it can also mean "energy" or "life force". According to modern medicine, the effects of blocked Qi and blood are analogous to what happens when someone injures themselves. Where there is pain or scar tissue there may be stagnant Qi or blood affecting the area. Fire cupping is good for treating pain because is moves out stagnant Qi and blood from the surrounding areas and move fresh oxygenated blood to an affected area. Fire cupping is also good at regulating organ function by helping bring fresh blood supply to the weakened organ. Fire cupping also activates the lymphatic system which is responsible for creating white blood cells which help attack pathogens such as viruses or bacteria and help flush it out of the body.

What is a Swedish/Deep Tissue Massage?

This style of massage is the most used with a light flowing touch intended to relax and help relieve tension in the body. Other movements involved are actions like percussion, kneading, vibration, tapping and rolling. Massage oil or lotion is used to protect the skin from friction. Deep tissue is a slower paced massage dedicated to going deeper into the muscle tissue to help break up adhesions (knots) and help with muscle pain and tension. Oil or lotion is used to protect the skin from friction however less than a Swedish massage as the goal is to create less glide on the body. The benefits of either one of these styles of massage is deep relaxation which is necessary in getting rid of stress and wonderful In activating blood circulation and the flow of lymph in the body.


What is Thai Massage?

Thai Massage is an ancient eastern modality of massage originating from Thailand. AKA "Lazy mans yoga" Thai massage is done fully clothed and utilizes deep compression, deep breath work, and moving the body in yoga positions or stretching positions. This technique helps to improve flexibility and relieves muscle tension and pain in the body. Traditionally done on the floor, at Soul Fire Massage & Wellness we have westernize the technique by giving you the option of receiving the massage on the table ( Table Thai) as well as implementing draping techniques in the likelihood that you would like to receive this massage dressed down.

What is Sports Massage?

The intention of a sports massage is to help bring relief to athletes and/or active individuals with extremely tight and tense muscles. Here at Soul Fire Massage & Wellness we combine Deep tissue, Electrostimulation, CBD, trigger point therapy, fire cupping, heat therapy, cryo-therapy, muscle scraping and Thai stretching to enhance any athletes muscle recovery. Gain better flexibility and aid in recuperating from strains or injuries with this ultimate style of massage.

What Are The Benefits of Massage?

From helping to reduce muscle pain and tension to improving mobility and sleep. Massage is known in combating mental, emotional, spiritual, physical stress and fatigue. You can expect improved circulation, digestion and immune function. The benefits of massage are substantial to say the least. So put your body at ease with hands you can trust to bring you a quality and professional massage with Soul Fire Massage & Wellness.