Relaxation & Stress Relief
“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”
– Sydney J. Harris
Stress is one of the worst things for your health as it can lead to physical symptoms such as headaches, nausea, heartburn, elevated blood pressure, chest pain, and problems sleeping to name just a few and research suggests that stress can bring make certain symptoms or diseases even worse.
Stress is also very harmful when people resort to using alcohol, tobacco, or drugs to try to relieve their stress-related symptoms. Unfortunately, these substances usually keep the body in a stressed state and cause even more issues.
- 43% of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress.
- 75 – 90% of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related issues.
- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) declared stress a workplace hazard and stress costs American industries more than $300 billion annually.
But what if you could find a way to manage your stress and finally relax? Palma Sola offers many stress-reducing services to not only make you feel better but also to promote better health & longevity.
“Palma Sola is a treasure cove of healing, wellness, and services, as well as some awesome women, make this a must-visit spot.”
Ionic Detoxification Foot Bath
Ionic Detoxification can greatly enhance your body detox program. The organs responsible for ridding your body of wastes become over-stressed with environmental toxins and processing toxins may be delayed. By supplementing the high concentration of negative hydrogen ions produced by the ionic detox system, you can assist your body’s organs by neutralizing stored toxins, acids, and metals and cleansing them from your body. Each ionic Foot Bath treatment is 35 Minutes with a recommendation of 10 treatments.
A soothing massage using long, flowing strokes to promote circulation, relaxation and wellness with the benefits of unique essential oils.
Manual Therapy/Medical Massage Therapy is a distinct set of procedures prescribed by doctors for medically necessary purposes—often for symptoms that have not responded to other modalities.
Manual Therapy Benefits for Pre/Post Surgery:
- Is Outcome-Based Therapy
- Reduces Anxiety and Stress Prior to Surgery
- Eases Pain
- Reduces Swelling and Edema
with the Benefit of Lymphatic Drainage Massage (Especially after the effects of Mastectomies).
- Reduces Scarring and Keloids
- Softens build-up of Myofascial Tough Fibrous Tissue
- Increases Production of Collagen Fibers
- Softens Skin
- Speeds Up Overall Healing by Eliminating Build-up of Toxins
- Increases Circulation to All Underlying Layers of Tissue
- For Insurance Purposes is coded as 97140 – Manual Therapy Techniques.
Classic techniques are utilized to deliver a therapeutic, soft tissue massage. A firm but gentle pressure is used to ease muscle tension and provide deep relaxation. Feel soreness and fatigue melt away.
Our Certified Therapists will give you a full body massage using oil and firm strokes.
For people experiencing chronic pain or just like a deeper massage. Trigger points are manipulated to release tension, restoring muscle integrity, and overall body balance.
Create your own treatment. Does your back and neck need a full hour? Do you want a massage finished with some energy work? Our therapist will tailor a massage suited just for you utilizing your individual needs and their individual areas of expertise.
Using a combination of muscle flushing strokes and light stretching techniques with our popular sports oil, we reduce lactic acids and toxins helping you spend more time enjoying your favorite activities.
Travelers Neck & Back
For those who don’t have time for a full body massage. This treatment focuses on the upper body where stress and tension tend to accumulate.
Hand, Foot & Scalp
It’s been proven that massaging the hands, feet, and scalp induces total relaxation. This spa trio features medium-to-firm pressure massage of the hands, feet, neck, and scalp. This treatment can be performed fully clothed and it will reduce tension and improve circulation.
A massage designed to target those areas most affected by pregnancy. Special techniques and a non-scented massage lotion are used to relieve headaches, sinus congestion, backaches, leg cramps, and sciatic pain.
50% of lost workdays are a direct result of stress. Chair massage is a brief 10-15 minute massage of the neck, shoulders, and back and is performed while the client rests comfortably in a specially designed chair. Clients remain fully clothed, & no oil or lotions are used. Popular for special events or company bonuses. 4-hour minimum
FAR Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna is not just for relaxing and stress relief but it also benefits weight loss, pain relief, the cardiovascular system, skin, and more.
Relax, unwind, and lose up to 10 pounds in 30 days with regular infrared sauna use. Far infrared radiant heat can burn more than 600 calories in a 30-minute session! Sweat off Pounds and inches!
Far infrared sauna therapy is one of the safest and most efficient detoxification methods for expelling harmful environmental toxins, insoluble chemical residues, and dangerous heavy metals from the human body. Whole-body detoxification is one of the cornerstones of responsible family health maintenance.
Real, lasting relief for nerve damage, arthritis, muscle pain, carpal tunnel, joint pain, and fibromyalgia. No pills, potions, or lotions required! Infrared sauna heat penetrates directly to the source of your pain to heal and soothe naturally.
Sufferers of Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) often complain that they hurt all over during a flare-up. That’s because FMS literally attacks the muscles, tendons, and fibrous tissues of the body. While its precise cause is not known, many medical professionals, believe that far infrared sauna use offers a promising treatment.
Organic Skin Care
Dramatically renew elasticin-collagen tissues while crow’s feet, forehead lines, wrinkles, age spots, scars, varicose veins, and stretch marks naturally fade away. Look younger while you cleanse your body from the inside out.
Relax, eliminate tension, and melt away the buildup of daily stress and the tension of the workday grind. Feel the glow of deep penetrating infrared heat as it soothes and heals your body naturally. Say “goodnight,” to sleep apnea and insomnia, and sleep like a baby.
Medical studies demonstrate sauna health benefits such as lowered blood pressure, improved circulation, and enhanced metabolism. An infrared sauna session is a genuine passive cardio workout – without exercise!
Bullet-proof Your Immune System. Increased production of white blood cells and toxin removal through sweating combines to improve immunity against chronic infections, flu, sinus, allergy symptoms, germs, and bacteria. Realize health benefits as the body produces special heat shock proteins, which are powerful immune system stimulators.
Far infrared therapy has been applied as a cancer treatment worldwide for 20 years. Infrared saunas increase the production of white blood cells, killer T-cells, and interferon, all of which have been shown to fight cancer cell growth.
The Amazing inHarmony Sound Lounge Vibroacoustic Table
Vibroacoustic therapy is our latest new therapy at Palma Sola Wellness that you may not have ever heard of! This incredible piece of equipment was developed over 40 years ago; however, don’t let that fool you because the latest studies show that it can do so much more than relax and soothe you.
The “table” (more like a bed) uses sound waves and vibrations to relax and penetrate multiple levels of the body. Researchers have found that users also receive positive results for a number of other issues and the benefits include:
- Increasing blood circulation & stimulate lymphatic flow
- Reducing blood pressure
- Reducing stress
- Minimizing pain
- Promoting serenity
- Deep tissue massage
- Sensory awareness
- Reduce nausea, fatigue, and depression
Vibroacoustic therapy (VAT) has immediate beneficial effects as well as some that may appear long after your therapy session. And perhaps most importantly, this is a drug-free, non-invasive way to promote pain and anxiety relief. By using this equipment, you’ll create a positive environment in which promotes healing, and as a result, greatly increases your quality of life.
More about this incredible “Acoustic” Therapy
We all know that everything in life is vibrating – all energy, all matter including the human body, vibrates all the time, at various frequencies. Sound and music also vary in frequency. Therefore, when sound and/or music is converted into vibration and then is introduced to your body, not only does it feel fantastic but it brings the body into a state of healthy resonance.
Vibroacoustic Table uses low frequencies and therapeutic music delivered through speakers called transducers. As a person’s body has contact with these embedded speakers, the music is sent from the table into the body where it is felt and heard by the ears as sound. These vibrations stimulate nerve bundles along the spine, up into the brainstem, and then through the limbic system. In addition, the sound stimulates the medulla in the brain stem and activates the auditory nerve that connects with all the muscles of the body. These reactions signal the body to relax and flood the brain with mood-lifting chemicals. In addition, the low frequencies also cause a relaxation of the tissues and a dilation of blood vessels, and they open the lymphatic pathways and in turn increases your body’s ability to heal. If you’re like us, we’re sure you’re already asking, where do I sign up?
In a day and age when we are all are looking for ways to feel and searching out alternatives to combating stress, pain, and illness, we should reconsider the Ancient wisdom of sound therapy.
Who shouldn’t use the Vibroacoustic Table?
- Pacemakers- because there are magnets in the transducers
- Recent surgery and/or an open wound -Vibroacoustics speeds up circulation and blood flow which aids in healing, but if you have an open sore you want it to clot).
- Acute inflammatory conditions
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (or DVT)
- Seizure disorders
- Caution with pregnancy
Specific frequencies are used to affect the given area of concern for each of our clients. For chronic conditions, the best long-term benefits are frequently found in multiple sessions (up to 10 in some cases).
What can you use our Vibroacoustic Table for?
- Menstrual pains
- Pre-menstrual tension (PMT)
- Headache, Migraine
- Kidney stones
- Post-operative conditions including knee and hip replacements
- Rett Syndrome
- Neck, shoulder and back pains & backache
- Stomach pains/colic
- Symptoms of autoimmune diseases like MS
- Constipation, irregular bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Arthritis including RA
- Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s
- Impaired blood circulation
- Sport injuries
- And many more…
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Are any of the Palma Sola Services covered by my Medical Insurance?
Will my insurance cover any of your services?
Medical Massage, known as Manual Therapy and or Acupuncture and it’s modalities may be covered by your insurance plan with a Doctor’s prescription. Medicare Advantage PPO plans and Commercial Insurance PPO, such as United Health Care, BCBS, Aetna, Cigna could qualify.
- County Employees – with the Aetna My Manatee Ultimate plan have special coverage.
- Manatee County School District– Teachers and employees with FL Blue are eligible for 26 Acupuncture visits with NO Out of Pocket expense.
- But no matter where you work call the office for your personal verification!
More about Infrared Saunas
An infrared sauna is a type of sauna that uses light to create heat and is sometimes called a far-infrared sauna — “far” describing where the infrared waves fall on the light spectrum. A “regular” sauna uses heat to warm the air, which in turn warms your body. An infrared sauna heats your body directly without warming the air around you.
The appeal of saunas is that they cause your body to react the same was it would if you had conducted moderate exercise, in which you may vigorously sweat and your heart rate would likely increase. The nice thing about the Infrared Sauna is that it produces these results at a lower temperature than a regular sauna, which makes it more comfortable and accessible to people who can’t tolerate the heat of a normal sauna.
Several studies have looked at the use of infrared saunas to treat certain chronic health problems, such as high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, headache, type 2 diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis, and evidence has been found that it provides a benefit. Additionally, no adverse effects have been reported with infrared saunas.
Contact us today to check out our Infrared Sauna and see for yourself how they encourage wellness & relaxation.
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