Northwest Therapeutic Center

"The Caring Hands of the Northwest  -  We've got the Healing Touch"


Serving the Silverdale Area

Welcome to Northwest Therapeutic Center
What is Massage Therapy?
The Benefits of Massage
Is Massage Therapy for You?
About Dee Swem L.M.P.
Connective Tissue Massage
Sports Therapy
Cranio/Sacral Massage
Trigger Point Therapy
Reflexology
Lomi Lomi Massage
Swedish Massage
Polarity Massage

American Massage Therapy Association

Swedish Massage Therapy

Swedish, the most common type of massage therapy, is a gentle and relaxing type of massage consisting of a variety of massage strokes such as effleurage (stroking), petrissage (kneading), tapotment (percussion)  friction, and vibration applied with oil to the body for the following benefits:

  • Promotes general relaxation.
  • Improves circulation of the blood and lymph system, thereby strengthening the immune system.
  • Increases flexibility and joint movement - (range of motion).
  • Relieves muscle tension, relaxes muscle spasm.
  • Helps the body to produce its own natural pain killers (endorphins) to ease pain and soreness.
  • Faster recovery from injuries and illness.
  • Can either stimulate or sedate nervous system depending on technique used.
  • Reduces stress and gives a renewed sense of well being.
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    Silverdale - Washington

    Appointments ONLY (360) 692-5350

    Mariner Chiropractic Center
    9621 Mickelberry RD NW Suite #108
    Silverdale, Washington 98383



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    Welcome to NWTC ] What is Massage Therapy? ] Benefits of Massage Therapy ] Is Massage for You? ] About Dee Swem ] Connective Tissue Therapy ] Sports Massage/Therapy ] Cranio-Sacral ] Trigger Point ] Reflexology ] Lomi Lomi Massage ] [ Swedish Massage ] Polarity Massage ]