Josh Wooldridge, LMT

 L.M.T. Joshua Wooldridge moved to Arizona from Oregon in 2006 in pursuit of his passion-helping people feel and function their best. After graduating at the top his class in 2008, Mr. Wooldrigde began his career in a chiropractic office.  The clinical setting appealed to Josh.  It provided a vast array of conditions to challenge his vast array of techniques and talent.  The clinical setting requires Josh to be current as well as provide a fulfilling work day helping patients' achieve better health and wellness.  Josh utilizes techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Sports, Lymphatic, Prenatal, Geriatric, Reflexology, and Aroma Therapy, as well as active and passive stretching to customize his treatment to your needs.  Schedule your appointment today to start feeling better. Monday -Friday 8-12,2-6 Saturday and Sunday by appointment $1/minute under an hour, $50/hour, $70/ninety minutes Gift Certificates and Gift Cards available What is massage? Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, including these common types: Swedish massage. This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you. Deep massage. This massage technique uses slower, more-forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries. Sports massage. This is similar to Swedish massage, but it's geared toward people involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries. Trigger point massage. This massage focuses on areas of tight muscle fibers that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse. Benefits of massage Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for: Anxiety Digestive disorders Fibromyalgia Headaches Insomnia related to stress Myofascial pain syndrome Paresthesias and nerve pain Soft tissue strains or injuries Sports injuries Temporomandibular joint pain

Josh Wooldridge, LMT

 L.M.T. Joshua Wooldridge moved to Arizona from Oregon in 2006 in pursuit of his passion-helping people feel and function their best. After graduating at the top his class in 2008, Mr. Wooldrigde began his career in a chiropractic office.  The clinical setting appealed to Josh.  It provided a vast array of conditions to challenge his vast array of techniques and talent.  The clinical setting requires Josh to be current as well as provide a fulfilling work day helping patients' achieve better health and wellness.  Josh utilizes techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Sports, Lymphatic, Prenatal, Geriatric, Reflexology, and Aroma Therapy, as well as active and passive stretching to customize his treatment to your needs.  Schedule your appointment today to start feeling better. Monday -Friday 8-12,2-6 Saturday and Sunday by appointment $1/minute under an hour, $50/hour, $70/ninety minutes Gift Certificates and Gift Cards available What is massage? Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, including these common types: Swedish massage. This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you. Deep massage. This massage technique uses slower, more- forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries. Sports massage. This is similar to Swedish massage, but it's geared toward people involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries. Trigger point massage. This massage focuses on areas of tight muscle fibers that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse. Benefits of massage Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for: Anxiety Digestive disorders Fibromyalgia Headaches Insomnia related to stress Myofascial pain syndrome Paresthesias and nerve pain Soft tissue strains or injuries Sports injuries Temporomandibular joint pain