Spa Massage Treatments

Our team of professional massage therapists employs a variety of techniques that relaxes the muscles, releases tension, soothes away stress and improve circulation

Massage Therapy

Choose from one of the following massage therapy and select the length of treatment time.  Add-on services are listed below.

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage uses gentle gliding strokes, kneading, stretching,  percussion, and vibration.  The pressure varies between light and firm, according to the needs and preferences of the client.  Swedish massage can increase relaxation,  improve movement, increase circulation, reduce pain, and has numerous medical benefits.


60 min

$89

90 min

$110

Therapeutic Massage

Relaxes and Helps Loosen tense muscles using a variety of techniques depending on your specific needs.


60 min

$89

90 min

$110

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massages recommended for chronic pain, misalignment of the body. Though similar to Swedish massage, the strokes are slower and the focus is on the deeper musculature.


60 min

$89

90 min

$110

Mother to be Massage

During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes tremendous changes.  Pregnancy massage will help minimize stress and promote relaxation.  Also, massage helps to relieve low back pain, swelling of hands & feet, headaches, calf cramps, sciatic pain, etc.  Recommended at all stages of pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimester.  

60 min

$89

90 min

$110

Sport/Athletic Massage

Sports Massage typically focuses on direct problem areas related to an individual’s sport and not the entire body.   The Swedish massage techniques such as deep tissue stripping and stretching are directed towards four categories of sport and include:
Pre event massage which is directed at the body parts involved with the sport.
Post event massage which is generally given shortly after the sport in order to help balance the body and restore the muscles and fascia.
Restorative massage which is the massage received during training.
Rehabilitative massage which is used to restore injuries

60 min

$89

90 min

$110

Couples Massage

The ideal mini escape for two... Relax in the privacy of our couples massage suite, as our therapists release the tension and stress from your body. 

60 min

$179

90 min

$270

Reflexology - targets trouble areas of the body 

Your therapist will focus on "reflex" areas on the feet, hands, scalp, and ears that correspond to specific organs, glands, and other parts of the body. In general, any organ of the body with a correlating reflex point can be improved through regular reflexology treatments.

60 min

$89

90 min

$110



Lymphatic- Drainage of the Lymph

A gentle massage that naturally helps the drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissue back toward the heart. Uses a specific amount of pressure and rhythmic circular movements to stimulate lymph flow.

60 min

$89

90 min

$110

 

Massage Therapy Ad-Ons - additional $15 per service 

  • Scalp massage treatment with essential oils

  • Steam aromatic towels application on the hands, feet, back and face.

  • Hydrating aromatherapy disposable paraffin treatment for the hands or feet ($25 for both hands & feet).

Aromatherapy uses fragrant oils extracted from herbs, flowers, and fruits to naturally enhance the benefits of massage. Before each session begins, you can choose one of our unique oil blends to be used in your massage lotion. 
Stimulate your senses by requesting an aromatherapy add-on featuring your choice of Eucalyptus, Peppermint Oil or many others. 


Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil

  • Aids respiratory ailments

  • Relieves joints pain caused by arthritis/exercise

  • Clears congestion

  • Helps to cool the body during fever and arthritis inflammation
    Contraindications: It may lower your blood sugar so use with caution in Diabetics. 

Benefits of Peppermint Oil

  • Excellent for digestion, especially upset stomach and nausea

  • Soothes headaches

  • Stimulates the mind and reduces fatigue

  • Has a cooling effect on the body

Enjoy your choice of an Aromatherapy add-on with any massage!

Following Treatment
Patients are often recommended to drink plenty of water following treatment and to apply heat to the treated areas if they are stiff or sore. Follow up treatments will be scheduled according to the recommendations of your Registered Massage Therapist.


Medicupping

While watching the 2016 Rio Olympics everyone was wondering what were the circular marks on the swimmer, Michael Phelps and other athletes? Well, the circular marks were due to MediCupping and many athletes swear by their beneficial effects. So, there is no need to go very far from home as the treatment is already here at Nova Essence Medispa. Our massage therapist, Amy, is Certified in MediCupping.

  • Loosen and soften scar tissue, adhesions and fascia like C-section scars, old burns, abdominal scars, plantar fascitis, etc.

  • Decrease or relieve pain and inflammation from injury or chronic conditions like Fibromyalgia.

  • Relieve deep muscular issues and reduces muscle spasms involved in motor vehicle accidents, sports injury, work-related injuries, etc.

  • Lift and stretch soft tissue to separate fascia and restrictions.

  • Increase range of movement and flexibility from injury, arthritis & more.

  • Promote healthy circulation, move stagnation and enable normal lymphatic flow.

  • Enhance any athletic training program to improve performance in all kinds of sports.

  • Reduce pain and neuropathy with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, sciatica and more.

  • Highly beneficial for those with high blood pressure, insomnia, fatigue, anxiety, migraine headaches & more.

  • Helps to prepare you for and recovery from surgical procedures.

  • Helps improve the appearance of cellulite.

  • Inch loss for ex. One patient lost 2 inches in one month off of her waist and has been able to keep the 2 inches off for a long period of time.


Nova Essence MediSpa

160 Main St, Suite 200   

Birmingham, AL 35244

 "2nd Floor/Upstairs"

 "Parking  is next to  Jessie's Steak & Seafood "

Phone:(205) 319-4445

 

     NovaEssence160@gmail.com
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