NMU offers distinct massage services specializing in but not limited to Clinical, Lymphatic Drainage, Relaxation, Sports, and Prenatal.
When appropriate and required, there will be an assessment of the client that addresses their needs, contraindications, and their desired outcome.
Anyone seeking a clinical, lymphatic drainage or sports massage will be required to provide additional information upon arrival to Next Man Up.
NMU is equipped with an ADA compliant electric massage table for our handicapped clients. Our tables are also designed to accommodate our male clients who need a wider table and more length. For our female clients, we have a table that is specially designed for a woman’s body.
NMU Clinical Massage
NMU’s clinical massages are designed to reduce or alleviate pain and increase range of motion. Treatments are designed for the head, feet, neck, lower back, wrist/hands, and shoulder. Treatment will involve moist heat, ice, and/or steam.
This massage is recommended for anyone who has a chronic or acute condition that has been diagnosed by a licensed physician or health care provider.
Additional care will be determined at the conclusion of the session, but typically will require one to two follow-up appointments and should be discussed and pre-determined by a physician.
NMU Relaxation Massage
This massage is designed to relieve a client who is experiencing physical, mental, or emotional stress. This stress can manifest as headaches, loss of appetite, overeating, body aches and pains, pounding heart, grinding teeth, stomach or bowel problems, tense muscles, changes in libido, fatigue, sleep disturbance, elevated blood pressure, knots in your muscles, depression, and acne. Massage is not a cure and a person should seek medical attention if these symptoms affect your everyday life.
Patients who would benefit from the Relaxation Massage have had a life changing experience such as loss, health issues or any major concerns, depression, or just simply want to be pampered.
Follow up appointments should be at least once a month, depending on the level of stress.
NMU Prenatal Massage
This massage requires Physician approval and the client must be in their third trimester. This massage is primarily Swedish, does not include any deep tissue work, and is performed side-lying with pillowing specifically positioned to make the mommy-to-be more comfortable.
For our female clients in general, your services will be offered in a private and secure area with a private shower area. A massage table designed just for women will make every massage comfortable.
The Sports Massage helps to reduce muscle tension, increase range of motion, enhance athletic performance, improve soft tissue functions, decrease muscle stiffness, and fatigue.
The overall benefits of this massage would be beneficial to athletes of all levels.
Follow up Appointments will be determined by the individual and based on the level of injury of the athlete and their current event phase.
Next Man Up offers Manual Lymphatic Drainage with or without therapeutic Ultrasound. BOTH are painless.!!!The purpose of the manual lymphatic drainage MLD) is to minimize recovery time, help prevent and alleviate the build up of fluid, bruising , decrease pain, formation of scar tissue and decreasing the risk of infection by improving the immune response from post-op procedures or certain disease states that can benefit.
Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) massage is frequently recommended by plastic surgeons during the recovery phase following cosmetic surgeries .People should not have a lymphatic massage if they have congestive heart failure, blood clots, kidney problems, infections, or circulation problem. In Ultrasound therapy, a client can not receive therapy if they have a pacemaker, epilepsy or metal implants. . If a person has any medical conditions, they should talk to a doctor before experiencing a lymphatic massage.
This specialized massage involves gentle strokes that are used to help stimulate the flow of fluid through the lymphatic system. If needed and or required, ultra sound therapy will be added to address fibrosis for an additional cost.
A Physician prescription is REQUIRED for post surgical care requiring Lymphatic Drainage.