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Touch of Healing

Massage and Wellness

Individual Providers operate through Touch of Healing. Touch of Healing takes no responsibility for services, recommendations, or services the practitioners provide.

Customized Results-Driven

Therapeutic Massage

 

Touch of Healing is widely recognized as a regional leader in customized results-driven therapeutic massage therapy.

Residents of Mesa, Arizona and the surrounding East Valley have trusted the massage therapists at Touch of Healing for over 10 years.  We provide five-star care for all of your massage needs – body, mind and spirit!

 

If you are a little hesitant to try a new massage center, you don’t have to worry about this at Touch of Healing as all our massage therapists are highly trained to take care of you. The goal in all massage treatments is to restore balance and re-establish calm and harmony. Our massage services are deeply cleansing and purifying to the mind, body, and soul. They have a rhythm and flow that covers the entire body.   We use all natural/organic oils and lotions to target your individual needs.  

Customized Therapeutic Massage

Multidisciplinary approach to relieving muscular and soft tissue pain, dysfunction and injuries.

Regain and improve your overall health and fitness with our multidisciplinary approach to massage therapy using a variety of massage techniques to restores the body’s structural balance, significantly reduces acute soft tissue pain, and improves flexibility.

Clients who benefit from our customized therapeutic approach to massage suffer from conditions including:

 

  • Chronic pain and sports injuries

  • Thoracic-outlet syndrome

  • Frozen-shoulder

  • Rotator-cuff injuries

  • Bicipital tendinitis

  • Shoulder impingement

  • Carpal-tunnel syndrome

  • Tendinitis

  • Nerve entrapments

  • Progressive joint arthritis

  • Low back pain

  • Bulging discs

  • SI joint pain

  • Sciatica

Bamboo Massage

Deep muscle therapy with heated bamboo 

Using heated bamboo and rosewood tools you will receive a unique highly effective deep tissue massage techniques. Using different sized and shaped tools, the therapist applies a variety of massage strokes which address ischemic tissue and promote a deep sense of overall well being and relaxation

Deep Tissue Massage

slow, firm strokes massaging deep in the muscle layers promoting healing to muscles, tissue and joints

Do you want the BEST Deep Tissue Massage Arizona has to offer? 

 

As your deep tissue massage therapist we will listen and understand what you need, where your tension, aches and pains are, and exactly the style of deep tissue massage and pressure you like.

 

While some massages relax and rejuvenate your body, deep tissue massage has therapeutic effects which are capable of healing your body and repairing muscles, tissues, and joints. The slow, firm strokes against the grain of the muscle may cause some discomfort because deep tissue massage impacts deep layers of muscle and connecting tissues known as fascia.

Unlike Swedish massage, which has a relaxing effect and uses lighter pressure, deep tissue massage is done using deep finger pressure with strokes that are firm and slow. Deep tissue massage has several therapeutic effects and can be used to treat many different conditions. This type of massage is ideal for the treatment of major muscle groups like the neck or lower back. It can also be used to relieve strain and treat injuries in your joints and tendons.

Please bear in mind is that deep tissue massage is used for therapy and rehabilitation, not relaxation. So you need to be prepared to feel some discomfort during and after a deep tissue massage.

Gua Sha Massage Treatment

scraping your skin with a special massage tool to improve your circulation and promote healing

Gua sha is a natural, alternative therapy that involves scraping your skin with a massage tool to improve your circulation. 

In gua sha, your therapist scrapes your skin with short or long strokes to stimulate microcirculation of the soft tissue, which increases blood flow. They make these strokes with a smooth-edged instrument known as a gua massage tool. 

Gua sha is intended to address stagnant energy, called chi, in the body that practitioners believe may be responsible for inflammation. Inflammation is the underlying cause of several conditions associated with chronic pain. Rubbing the skin’s surface is thought to help break up this energy, reduce inflammation, and promote healing.

Gua sha is generally performed on a person’s back, buttocks, neck, arms, and legs. A gentle version of it is even used on the face as a facial technique. Your technician may apply mild pressure, and gradually increase intensity to determine how much force you can handle.

Hot Stone Massage

heated and cooled stones used to relax muscles and decrease inflammation

Soothing, smooth igneous stones lifted from heated water and used with warm oils in long flowing strokes, connecting body and spirit. Alternating heated stones with cooled marble stones, creating balance. Hot, cold, fire and ice. Soothing, nurturing, dance with stones.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage  (MLD)

very light pressure and long, gentle, rhythmic strokes to increase the flow of lymph and reduce toxins in your body

Manual lymph drainage massage (also called lymphatic drainage and lymph massage) is a very gentle massage that encourages lymph flow in the body to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues back toward the heart. 

Lymphatic Drainage is a manual release of lymphatic ducts and glands, which improves circulation of the lymph fluid, and boosts the immune system. Lymphatic Drainage can be done full body to boost overall health or it can be more focused to decrease congestion in specific areas (i.e. face, legs, abdomen). Stuffy nose? Congested chest? Lymphatic Drainage is a 100% natural way to boost the immune system and help you recover through sickness faster!

Pregnancy Massage

Massage during pregnancy not only keeps you comfortable, but also serves many benefits for mom and baby. It can offer relief for neck, back and sciatic pain, carpal tunnel, and round ligament pain. It increases circulation which reduces swelling, and stress

All of our therapists have gone through intensive prenatal training and provide a safe massage through all stages of pregnancy. We use special cushions organic, all-natural lotion, oil and carefully selected aromatherapy products.

This maternity massage therapy reduces pregnancy discomforts as well as enhancing the well-being of both mother and child. You will be provided with a soothing and gentle full body pre-natal massage to relieve aching muscles, alleviate low back and leg pain, reduce swelling and increase circulation. Prenatal massage therapy supports the physiologic, structural, and emotional well-being of both mother and fetus. Massage therapy is used to address the various physical challenges of pregnancy

Sports Massage

Massage is used to work on athletes of all levels of training from the weekend warrior to professional sports teams

Great for the active and the serious athlete. A customized massage to soothe strained muscle groups that may include all aspects of massage determined by each guest’s level of athleticism. Massage combined with hot stone, stretching and deep kneading eases tension in tight muscles, stimulating healing and improving recovery time from intensive training and long, stressful days.

This massage therapy treatment is provided to prepare athletes and sports enthusiasts for high energy activities at peak performance to help alleviate the stress, tension and toxins which build up in the body's soft tissue during demanding strenuous activities.  Sports Massage is used to work on athletes of all levels of training from the weekend warrior to professional sports teams.  Pre-Event - before the actual sports event. Post-Event- after the actual sports event. During Training for achieving maximum performance.

Table Thai Massage

Compression, stretching and energy balancing are the key elements of Thai Table Massage

Table Thai massage gives the client an opportunity to experience all the benefits of Thai massage without going too far too fast into the bodywork. Table Thai has all the elements of traditional Thai massage, including compressions, joint movements, muscle stretching, and balancing the energy. Use of the table limits some extreme yoga poses which require a wider space to execute the move. During the session the client wears loose clothes that allow free movement. 

Thai Massage Benefits

  • Balanced energy 

  • Lengthened muscles and tendons

  • Improved fluid circulation

  • Increased range of motion of major joints

  • Full body relaxation

  • Deep, meditative connection with your inner self


An added take home benefit, for the passive partner, is an increased awareness of their body being relaxed and the skill to bring their body back to the relaxation. 

Thai massage is a must for athletes, dancers and others who want to achieve maximum performance and experience deep relaxation.

Custom Cupping Treatment

increases blood circulation, qi, reduce swelling and pain with cupping therapy.

Cupping therapy has been known to be used over the centuries by all cultures to cure a range of ailments. Gentle suction lifts decompressed muscle tissue resulting in a “reverse” massage. The therapeutic benefits are astounding & include loosening of scar tissue, increasing blood circulation, and increasing flexibility & range of motion. (Re)discovered in recent years, massage cupping is seen as an effective, non-invasive, inexpensive, & safe form of treatment made popular by athletes & celebrities for everything from digestion & pain relief to detoxing* & cellulite* reduction. (Fire, Vacuum, or Baguanfa/Silicone)