Massage by Mia

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Experienced Massage Services

Massage by Mia offers a wide variety of massage services to residents of the Des Moines, IA area.

Each session typically runs $50 per hour, but we are able to perform a 90-minute session for just $80.

Deep Tissue

This is the perfect treatment to relieve pain, discomfort, cramps and minor pains within muscles. Sufferers of tennis elbow, frozen shoulder and other painful ailments will also benefits.

Sports Massage

Perfect for athletes and active people, this treatment is usually performed on the legs (for runners) and arms (for shoulders of pitchers in baseball). It is good for a post-workout massage and muscle recovery.

Swedish Massage

Used mostly for relaxation, this massage is conducted with more gliding and kneading for a therapeutic experience.
 

Medical Massage

This is very similar to a deep tissue massage, but focuses on specific muscles. It can be used in conjunction with a doctor’s office visit and could be billed to insurance.

Reflexology

This method is working the hands and feet. It involves application of pressure to specific points on the hands and feet, these areas and reflex points  correspond to different body organs and systems and pressing on specific points  has benefits to those systems

 

Prenatal

These are massage therapies designed specifically for pregnancy. The clients would be in a side laying position and have to be past the first trimester to receive a massage.

Thai Yoga Massage

Patients are fully clothed and placed on a mat on the floor. We use energy work and various stretches to help improve flexibility. Other types of massage are often included in this treatment.

 

Orthopedic Massage

Focusing mainly on the arms and legs, we use lengthening and shortening techniques of the tight or overstretched muscles to provide relief.