Massage Therapists
Rogelio Herrera, LMP
Monica Sun Rice, LMP

Swedish Massage Therapy in Yakima WA

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Are you looking for a Swedish Massage in Yakima? When most people think of massage therapy, what they imagine is Swedish massage therapy. It is the most common type of therapy and the best known therapy that is done today. Swedish massage relaxes and treats the entire body through gentle rubbing along the muscle fibers in long stokes towards the heart. This is because, not only does a Swedish massage help with relaxation, but it has substantial physiological benefits. These benefits include decreasing toxicity in the muscles, improving oxygen level in blood and circulation.

A study on Swedish massage therapy was performed using volunteers. All of the volunteers received 50 minute massages. Following the massage, all the volunteers showed lowered cortisol levels. Cortisol is the hormone that is responsible for stress. Also, they found lower levels of a hormone called arginine vasopressin which is a hormone that can lead to high cortisol levels. The benefits didn’t stop there though. It was also found that the number of white blood cells, immune system cells, was increased which leads to a stronger immune system.

There is more than one type of technique used in Swedish massage. There are various hand movements that include circular pressure or kneading. Some massage therapists also use tapping or stretching motions. It’s very important that during and even before your massage that your communicative with your massage therapist to improve your overall experience.

Set up your Swedish massage therapy appointment at Therapeutic Massage at Yakima Chiropractic in Yakima today!

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OFFICE HOURS


Monday
7:00am - 7:00pm


Tuesday
7:00am - 7:00pm


Wednesday
7:00am - 7:00pm


Thursday
7:00am - 7:00pm


Friday
7:00am - 7:00pm


Saturday
9:00am - 12:00pm


Sunday
Closed

Therapeutic Massage at Yakima Chiropractic
2508 West Nob Hill Boulevard Suite C
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 452-3343

"The massage therapist was very friendly and accommodating. I have to say my muscles were finally relaxed, I was sore the next day, but it was so worth it for the relief I found. I will be going back again to continue this treatment regimen.”

« Carlos S. »

“Had very thorough massage at YCC the other day. Strong, knowledgeable hands located problem areas I'd forgotten about. Call them soon - I'd bet that she is much better than your current masseuse.”

« Harry T. »

“My experience has been great. The weekly therapy has really helped my hand/arm. I look forward to my visits.”

« Rogelio A. »