Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Medical or Ortho massge is geared toward Chronic pain or injury. It is a multidiscipline approach to a more specific area or areas of need. It uses little or no oil or lotion based on the type of therapy used mainly myofascial release, deep tissue and range of motion. It is a type of work that might be best described as going down in the muscle layers according to the the individuals tolerlence.