Austin Massage Clinic Specializing in Crossfiber Corrective Muscle Therapy (CCMT)
Lasting pain relief stems not only from treating physical ailments and injury, but by looking at the body holistically to determine what is inhibiting its natural healing process. Crossfiber Corrective Muscle Therapy enables your therapist to isolate specific problem areas and muscle groups to provide a longer lasting and more beneficial treatment for you. Because CCMT is such a targeted style of massage your therapist can tailor each session to your specific needs.
Geneva uses a combination of other techniques along with crossfiber work to provide a corrective and relaxing experience. She’ll skew the overall session towards correction unless she knows the guest is looking for a more relaxing session. She does not specialize in traditional deep tissue work and if someone is looking for that kind of bodywork she’ll be happy to recommend someone.
Massage Therapy Styles: CCMT to “traditional” massage
When most people think of massage they think of the traditional spa experience—and there’s nothing wrong with that. Geneva believes that relaxation and corrective massage are not exclusive of each other. However, long-lasting relaxation and relief can be achieved through corrective techniques as well.
Geneva focuses on CCMT because she has found:
- Pain relief is more thorough and lasting
- She can quickly drill toward the root cause of the soft tissue problem, not just focus on the symptoms
- Its integration with trigger point and movement techniques improves range of motion, flexibility and strength
- It aids in restoring lymph and blood circulation to the muscle tissue
CCMT HELPS Chronic Overuse and Athletic Injuries
Chronic overuse injuries can come from several different areas. Usually there is a repetitive action in your daily life that has led to injury—poor posture or ergonomics at the computer, or performing a manual task that over time has broken down muscles and stressed tendons and ligaments. Athletes of all levels also experience repetitive strains, particularly in endurance sports. Geneva's goal is to correctly evaluate the cause of your injury and to correct it at its origin. She may even give you self care techniques to extend the effects of the correction and to help alleviate future problems.
She has successfully treated repetitive strains related to the following sports:
- Marathon and middle distance running
- Tennis (and other racket sports)
- Rock climbing