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"I began going to Connections ten years ago. After trying other massage therapists off and on, I realized that none of them even come close to providing the type of extensive, knowledgeable service as Lois and Gordon ... I have always been able to walk out of Connections feeling better than when I went in."

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Massage Therapy in Newton, Iowa

With the busy lifestyle that people live in Newton, Iowa and the surroundingmassage therapy Newton Iowa area, you may find yourself in need of a relaxing massage to get those tight muscles  to loosen up. Connections Massage Therapy can help relieve pain and provide wellness emotionally, too. We offer several different types of massage therapy to get you feeling relaxed and pain free. Step back from you hectic schedule and let us take care of you and get you rejuvenated. Connections Massage Therapy can help with all of your massage therapy needs in Newton,  Iowa. 

Massage therapy restores balance to your body and relaxes muscles, which eases stiffness and pain. It manipulates the superficial and deeper layers of muscle and tissue aiding in healing and promotes relaxation and well-being. In everyday life, the way we move or sit can cause irritation to our muscles. Getting a massage will help you sleep better, eat better and improve your overall mood.

Methods of Massage Therapy

Our methods include:

Reflexology massage therapy applies pressure to the feet, hands or ears. It matches the pressure points of the hands, feet or ears with the larger areas of the body.  It restores energy throughout the body and improves blood supply to the affected area. Other values of this type of therapy are: reduces stress, strengthens immune system, encourages removal of toxins, brings balance to hormones, stabilizes disorders of digestive system, and relives sports injuries.

Trigger points are areas of tenderness in muscles. These trigger points cause muscle pain and refer pain and tenderness to another area of the body when pressure is applied. They are also referred to as muscle knots. Common causes of trigger points are birth trauma, injury sustained in a fall or accident, poor posture, or overexertion. Trigger point therapy is used to eliminate pain and re-educate the muscles into pain-free habits. After treatment, swelling and stiffness is reduced and range of motion is increased. With this type of therapy tension is relieved and flexibility is improved.

Deep tissue massage focuses on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia. It is recommended by many doctors as treatment for physical ailments This type of massage can be more effective and affordable for relieving chronic pain than some other medical remedies. It can help ease stress and tension and can help break up scar tissue. If you suffer from tension headaches, or shoulders that are tight, deep tissue massage can help You will be able to get back and face the challenges that life can bring.

Bowen therapy is less intense than other forms of massage and works well for people that can't do deep tissue massage. Bowen therapy. People of any age can get the effects of Bowen therapy and use it to manage painful conditions. This therapy focuses on small, gently strokes. These strokes are administered with the thumb or finger. If you have an injury or condition that makes other massage therapy too uncomfortable, Bowen therapy is the therapy for you.

Resistive stretching allows the muscle to both contract and lengthen at the same time, which improves flexibility and strength. Standard stretching extends a muscle and then relaxes it at its longest point, resistive stretching starts the muscle at its shortest point and pushes it to its longest point. This method builds strength in the muscle, reducing the changes of further injury.

Medical massage is therapy used after a doctor has diagnosed a condition and has prescribed treatment. It only focuses on the area of the body related to the diagnoses and prescribed treatment for.

Whatever your massage therapy needs, Connections Massage Therapy has the therapy for you. Make an appointment and see how we can help you with your massage therapy needs.

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