Therapeutic Massage:
Using oils or creams, therapeutic massage works directly on the muscles, ligaments and connective tissue to soothe tight, sore muscles, relieve tension and pain while stimulating the circulatory and lymphatic systems. The practitioners at Essential Wellness provide a variety of integrative techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular. The benefits of massage also include freedom of movement, increased flow of energy, stress reduction, and a greater sense of well-being.

Pregnancy and Postpartum Mother Care:
During pregnancy, bodywork can safely, comfortably and effectively relieve the stress of a quickly changing body, whether physical, emotional, or psychological. Acupressure and Acupuncture can help prepare for an easier delivery and ease postpartum recovery.

Shiatsu is the Japanese system of Acupressure. It is based on Chinese medical tradition dating back over 5,000 years. Related in theory to acupuncture, Shiatsu is a non-invasive treatment in which the therapists use their hands, fingers, and arms to stimulate key points along internal energy channels known as meridians. This gentle, full-body treatment aids in correcting internal energy imbalances to promote deep relaxation, well-being, and natural healing.

Hot Stone Therapy:
Stone Therapy is an ancient healing art practiced and kept sacred by the Native Americans for generations. Hot Stone Therapy combines the application of heated stones with relaxing massage strokes to release tight muscles, reduce stress and ease tension. The stones can gently work deep into the soft tissues to restore function and to produce deep levels of relaxation. The stones become one with the hands of the therapist, which are guided by spirit, to assist in the body's natural healing process. The stones are considered generators of energy. The increased energy flow into the body creates a balanced state of well-being, while connecting and grounding one to the healing energies of the earth.

Raindrop Therapy:
Essential Oils are a pure form of living energy and are one of the oldest healing methods known. Our practitioners use the highest quality "Young Living Essential Oils", a therapeutic grade of oils, to support the health and vitality of the body. Essential oils support the immune, circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, digestive, nervous and other body systems. they may be used during a treatment session for stress reduction, pain relief, and for their overall healthful benefits. Raindrop Therapy is the practice of placing individual drops of oil along the spine and reflex zones on the feet where they are known to be quickly absorbed and distributed throughout the system. Moist heat is used as well as a specialized foot massage.

CranioSacral therapists are trained to palpate or feel with their hands the motion of the craniosacral system as an integrated movement with a touch that is very gentle and non-invasive. The therapist is able to feel where points of restriction occur. Inflexibility of the joints of the spine and cranium can all cause abnormal motion in the craniosacral system. This therapy is useful for conditions such as headache, TMJ, chronic pain, and injuries resulting in trauma to the head and spine.

Foot Reflexology:
There are reflex zones on the feet that map the entire body. These zones, when stimulated, affect the wellbeing of various glands, organs, and structures of the body. Reflexology improves circulation, unblocks nerve impulses and reduces tension.

A health science used to treat both pain and dysfunctions in the body. Acupuncture is deeply rooted in ancient China. Authorities agree that the science is 5,000 7,000 years old. Its use spread throughout ancient Egypt, the Middle East, the Roman Empire and later Western Europe as merchants and missionaries to China told of the amazing discoveries the people of the Orient had developed.

Chinese herbal therapy:
Utilizes either single or combination of herbs for specific maladies with astounding success. TCM physicians have historically recognized the importance of herbs in healing for centuries. Chinese herbal therapy is applied alone or in concert with Acupuncture to achieve the therapeutic effects of the energetic reprogramming and rebalancing.

Reiki means Universal Life Energy. It is a gentle whole body treatment which relieves physical and emotional blockages, reducing stress and pain. Reiki is safe for all, regardless of physical condition. Reiki is a powerful tool in cases of chronic pain, cancer, during end of life transitioning, and for spiritual/emotional balancing. Reiki supports the body's own natural healing processes.

Integrative Stress Defusion:
Using Kinesiology (muscle testing) and a variety of Vibrational Energy Techniques, appropriate corrections are used to manage stress, enhance performance, improve learning disabilities, and change the negative beliefs which keep you from reaching your full potential. It works directly with the emotions that limit perception of ourselves, relationships, and abilities. Learning to separate the emotion from the experience has a direct positive effect on self-esteem, self-confidence and interpersonal skills. Techniques used may involve One Brain Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, Holistic Hypnotherapy, Guided Imagery, Process Acupressure and Past Life Regression.

Process Acupressure:
Using acupressure and visualization, your awareness expands and you gain valuable insights. These insights may be related to the cause of physical or emotional pain locked in the body. This new awareness can result in release of blocked feelings, chronic body tensions, and old unhealed traumas.

Guided Imagery:
Guided Imagery has been found to be particularly helpful for post-traumatic stress, bereavement, and chronic pain reduction. It becomes a self-help tool to aid you in taking control of your life.

Contact Details

  City Paoli, PA
  Zip Code 19301
  Phone Number (610) 647-5407