Massage Therapy services are provided at Fleet Feet South County clubhouse. Lay back and let our Licensed Massage Therapists do the work to improve your performance! Using hands, feet, elbows, and knees, our massages for active St. Louisans release tension, restore muscle balance, and reduce the risk of injury. Massage therapy will help you make the most of your recovery time!
Fleet Feet massage therapists integrate a range of modalities to best meet specific therapy goals and preferences in a unique customized session directed at achieving long-term changes in musculoskeletal balance. Here are just a few of the techniques we have in our massage therapy toolbag:
Ashiatsu massage uses the therapist’s feet to deliver the deepest therapeutic massage available that is still comfortable and relaxing. Ashiatsu is good for releasing chronic tension in deep, hard to reach muscles – especially in the hips, shoulders and legs.
Traditional massage incorporates stretching and smooth flowing massage strokes to stimulate circulation and flexibility. It is usually done in loose, comfortable clothing and uses pillows to support the client during the massage session.
Myofascial release restores elasticity and removes adhesions between connective tissue and muscles that can be a result of injuries or occur naturally over time. This is often used in the feet, calves, arms, shoulders, and neck.
Neuromuscular therapy uses directed pressure and friction to release areas of muscular tension or trigger points. Relieving trigger points can relieve pain in areas other than the muscle it resides in as nerves can become entangled in trigger points.
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- 2 Hours | $150
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Use the following tips to make your massage therapy more comfortable and enjoyable:
- Avoid scheduling your session less than 48 hours before a competition for optimal competitive performance.
- Don’t eat just before your massage. Eat earlier in the day if possible, and let your body digest the meal. In many cases, you will be lying on your stomach during a massage, so having a full stomach may make you uncomfortable.
- Be on time...or early, if you are a first-time client. If you are rushing to your appointment, you may feel frazzled and find it hard to relax during the massage. We ask that first-time clients arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled appointment so you have time to complete an intake form that will help your therapist better serve you.
- Take off only as much clothing as you prefer. Some people choose to remove all of their clothing during a massage. Others prefer to leave on their underwear or remain fully clothed. A sheet or large towel will be provided to cover you completely during the session, so your body won’t be exposed. You’ll be able to undress and dress again in total privacy; the Massage Therapist will leave the room while you are dressing. Do what makes you feel comfortable. If you decide to stay clothed, wear comfortable, soft fabrics and loose-fitting items.
- Discuss before starting. Your Massage Therapist will ask you questions about your general health (such as if you have conditions like arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure or other health problems), what type of pressure you prefer, what areas of your body they should concentrate on and which to avoid.
- Communicate during the massage as needed. During your massage, speak up if you feel the Massage Therapist is not using the proper pressure or if their hands feel cold or too oily from the lotion. Also, let us know if you don’t like the room temperature or any other things we can adjust for your comfort.
- Breathe normally. Breathing helps you relax. Don’t hold your breath if you feel anxious or if an area of the body is being vigorously massaged.
- Speak up if you feel pain. If a massage hurts at any time, tell the Massage Therapist immediately.
- Don’t sit up or stand too quickly after your massage. Some people may feel dizzy or lightheaded following a long massage, especially if the room is dark and they have been under warm towels or blankets. Relax when your massage is done, sit up slowly, and take your time standing and dressing.
- Drink lots of water after your massage. We suggest drinking a few cups of water after your massage to hydrate you, and the Massage Therapist will offer you water just after your session. Massaging muscles and tissues may release metabolic waste that you’ll want to flush out following your therapy. Without it, you may feel queasy or light-headed.
- Avoid strenuous activity for 24 hours after your session for optimal massage effects.