Steve Metzger, CMT, RN
"The Compassion of a Healer. The Wisdom of a Nurse."
At Revive Therapy, Steve Metzger, CMT, RN -- a certified massage therapist and registered nurse – will begin your session with a gentle conversation exploring your needs and preferences. If you have a health condition, Steve also will offer provide you with a medical consultation -- reviewing your healthcare records, examining your posture and mobility, and otherwise determining the safest, most appropriate, and most effective massage therapy treatment for you. Steve specializes and is certified in numerous massage therapy techniques and will integrate any of the following, as best suit you:
Swedish massage utilizes light to medium pressure. It is good for relaxing tight muscles and soft tissue, increasing circulation, balancing hormones, and reducing or eliminating pain.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage utilizes slow movements and deep pressure. It is good for relaxing tight muscles and reducing or eliminating cramps, tension, and muscle aches, especially those that are chronic.
Pregnancy Massage Services
Prenatal massage utilizes numerous techniques to the back, shoulders, hips and legs to maximize Mom's comfort and function, improve Baby's heath, and optimize the delivery experience. In the hands of a certified prenatal massage therapist like Steve, massage is safe in each trimester, and it contributes toward easier labor -- with fewer complications and improved baby health/
Postpartum massage includes relaxation and therapeutic massage plus specialized techniques to help the new mom make the important transition. This includes treatment of the back, shoulders, pelvis and tummy that promote relaxation, reduce stress, improve lactation, optimize the healing of muscles used during pregnancy and delivery, and otherwise assist in recovery and transition for new moms. This massage also includes the option of instruction on infant massage. Babies are welcome in the appointment
Professional training seminars offer massage therapists and nurses continuing education in prenatal and postpartum massage therapy, as well as skills and strategies for optimizing massage experiences for clients.
Craniosacral Therapy uses the Upledger method for gentle and very effective pain relief and improvement in your life. It releases deep tensions, relieves pain and corrects dysfunction for improved body health and comfort.
Lymphatic drainage massage utilizes light strokes to move water through the lymph system. It promotes healing, decreases swelling, boosts immunity, and alleviates symptoms related to fluid congestion. It is good for detoxifying the body; treating headaches, vertigo, allergies, sinus congestion, and acute and chronic conditions; and facilitating recovery after surgery.
Medical massage draws on medical science and utilizes case-appropriate massage techniques, to treat health conditions. It is good for treating problems with muscles, circulation, and the nervous, genitourinary and digestive systems.
Myofascial release applies John F. Barnes techniques on fascia tissue for pain relief and better body function. Stored tension and trauma are released from soft tissue bringing emotional and physical healing.
Sports massage utilizes numerous massage styles, as well as stretching, myofascial release, and range of motion techniques. It is good for optimizing athletic training, recovery, and performance.
Herbal Body Wrap nutrients permeate the skin and the fat cells, where environmental toxins are stored. The 27 nutrients dissolve the fat and exit the cells with impurities. This treatment is good for improved skin tone, body cleansing, weight loss, and overall rejuvenation.