Massage Therapy

Looking for a massage in San Diego, CA? Call Hifai Chiropractic to make an appointment for massage therapy today.

Massages have been used as one of the most therapeutic and effective methods to treat the body for centuries. These massage methods have been adopted and used because massages work, and these treatments will continue to be used well into the centuries to come.

Here are some of the many massages that we offer. Please contact our office in San Diego for a complete listing and brochure. We use 100% organic lotions, creams and gels:

Swedish Massage

The Swedish Massage is a very effective and reliable type of therapeutic massage typically using light to medium pressure. It’s widely used in the therapy field because of the way that it keeps blood flowing while releasing toxins that are held in muscles. The Swedish Massage uses methods that helps sore joints and relieve muscle tension with friction, effleurage, vibration, petrissage or tapotement. Consider this massage the cornerstone of massage therapy.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue massages are used to help loosen up muscles, with slow movements and increase pressure over time. Deep Tissue massages are done with deep finger pressure, thumbs, heels of feet and even elbows to work muscle fibers. Slow movements and pressure is what makes this massage a great choice to really work knots out of the body

Pregnancy Massage

Many pregnant women become nervous about their bodies while carrying a child. They are myths about certain foods, and activities that may jeopardize the baby. Pregnancy Massages use a variety of massaging techniques and methods that are safe for the mother and unborn child. Pregnancy massages can be used to help relax the body in a safe manner.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is enhances the whole massage experience whether for relaxation or rehabilitation reasons. The chemicals released from chamomile, lavender or green tea can help to get the most out of a therapeutic massage, and can actually release serotonin to the body to help work through the massage treatments.

Reflexology

Reflexology is accomplished by applying pressure on certain areas of the body such as the feet and hands. Nerves in the hands and feet are intertwined into certain organs of the body. Stimulating these nerves through reflexology also helps blood flow and release toxins carried and stored in the body. Reflexology is a holistic treatment that has also proven to be effective in the medical field

Sports Massage

Sports massages are very effective for active people. This massage technique helps with rehabilitation from a sports injury or just to help release tension in the body after over exertion of the body. It’s done by kneading and tweaking soft tissues to help improve performance and also to prevent sports injuries that many athletes expose themselves.

Hot Stone Heaven

You don’t need to have a membership to a fancy spa to get this wonderful treatment.   The Hot Stone Heaven Massage is effective and another holistic styled treatment. Heated stones help identify different body temperatures and breathing rates. It helps the oxygen flow through the blood and creates a refreshing sensation for the body.

Ultimate Massage

The Ultimate Massage can be on anyone’s order. It blends multiple facets and treatments from other massage techniques from hot stone to deep tissue, and also includes aroma therapy. Essential oils used in this massage become absorbed into the body’s lymphatic system that will in turn help the body to relax

Stress Relief Massage – Our Most Popular!

We are very busy these days and stress will take a toll on our physical and emotional aspects. To counter stress the Stress Relief massage will help shed tension with a combination of deep tissue and Swedish massages to shed stress in a relaxing manner.

Reiki (Chakra Balancing, Energy Clearing)

This stress management relaxation therapy is an ancient form of energy healing. It is mostly a hands off transfer of energy used to align chakras, clear auric and energetic stagnation and provide a sense of balance within the bodies energy system. High vibrational energy is used to leave you feeling grounded, centered, and relaxed.
*Service cannot be used for Rub Club membership use. Service provided by Jamie only.

Structural Organization

This massage technique is a team effort between the patient and massage therapist that includes deep tissue techniques with movement. The goal is to release soft tissue, realign joints, and bring body awareness to promote more fluid movements in gravity. This type of work is perfect for the person looking to improve their posture and body awareness. This is a 90 minute session.
*Service cannot be used for Rub Club membership use. Service provided by Jamie only.

Structural Integration

Structural Integration is an intensive series of ten 90 minute massages. These focus on every part of the body individually to release soft tissue holding patterns. Sportswear is preferred attire for these sessions.
*Service cannot be used for Rub Club membership use. Service provided by Jamie only.

Bamboo Fusion Massage

Bamboo Fusion is a fairly new type of massage therapy made popular by Nathalie Cecilia. It is a tool used as an extension of hands, hot bamboo sticks are integrated into a flowing Swedish massage. It brings the relaxing, soothing effect and at the same time it also allows the massage therapist to penetrate and maneuver into the tissue and fascia. All types of massage can help relieve pain caused by tense muscles, stiff joints or injuries. Bamboo fusion may provide greater relief due to the intense nature of the massage. This wonderful technique promotes deep relaxation, improves circulation and can also reduce stress and anxiety. People with certain medical condition like hypertension, diabetes, open wounds, bruises (skin condition), varicose veins (any blood disorder) and pregnant women are advise to ask their physician first before making an appointment.