Category: Santa Barbara Massage

Massage for Health

Massage for Health

First, make Riktr PRO massage part of your health team. Having massages regularly has been proven to help lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of injury, reduce stress levels, improve concentration, and quality of sleep. In addition, massage therapy helps aid in the treatment of muscles. Massages help increase and improve circulation in both. Studies of the …

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Qualified Massage Therapists for UCSB, SBCC Students, Professional Massage Therapy | Hands-On Massage Therapies | New Place

Qualified Massage Therapists for UCSB, SBCC Students, Professional Massage Therapy | Hands-On Massage Therapies | New Place

Nicola of Riktr Pro Massage is a practicing licensed insured professional LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) and fine artist based in Santa Barbara, CA. Nicola has a wide range of female and male clients, including athletes, professionals, housewives, artists, landscapers, out of town visitors, people who are retired and students. He is very flexible in scheduling appointments at his studio in Santa Barbara.

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Myofascial Release in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Myofascial Release in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Myofascial release is a type of physical therapy often used to treat myofascial pain syndrome. Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder caused by sensitivity and tightness in your myofascial tissues. These tissues surround and support the muscles throughout your body. The pain usually originates from specific points within your myofascial tissues called “trigger points.”

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Swedish Massage, Relaxing Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage, Relaxing Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish massage incorporates several specific techniques that combine to give you a relaxing and beneficial experience. They include:

Long, sweeping strokes over a muscle that help to break up trigger points
Kneading the muscle to work deeper into the affected area
Rhythmically tapping an area with cupped hands to facilitate relaxation
Friction or rubbing a muscle group rapidly with the palms to stimulate warmth
Vibration or using the fingertips to quickly shake a muscle back and forth to loosen the area

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