As the parent of a child with special needs, I have firsthand experience with the challenges parents face in locating services geared to their child’s unique requirements.
First Touch Neuromuscular Pediatrics was established to cater to the Special Needs Community. We provide extraordinarily beneficial massage therapy which assists children in improving movement, decreasing anxiety and cultivating a healthy quality of life.
"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything."
- Lao Tzu
IMPROVING AND MAINTAINING QUALITY OF LIFE
WHAT MASSAGE CAN DO FOR YOUR CHILD
Prevent chronic musculoskeletal problems
Release muscle and connective tissue restrictions
Increase blood and lymph circulation
Enhance immune function
Optimize hormone levels
Relieve psychological distress
This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to relax and energize.
Similar to Swedish massage, but it’s geared toward people involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries.
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE
The manual manipulation of soft tissue intended to promote health and well being in children and adolescents. We take into consideration each child’s individual physical development, cognitive development and health care needs.
Utilizes understanding of the layers of the body, and works with the tissue in these layers to relax, lengthen and release holding patterns in the most effective and energy efficient way possible.
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY
Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage for trigger point therapy, the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the discomfort.
Massage strokes and passive movements that help inform the brain about the many different qualities of the skin, such as its temperature, flexibility, and thickness. Early sensory experiences can have a profound impact on how the brain develops.
"Viscera" relates to the internal organs of the body, such as the liver, kidneys and intestines. Visceral Manipulation is a gentle manual therapy that aids your body's ability to release restrictions and unhealthy compensations that cause pain and dysfunction.