In a world of professional massage therapists and bodyworks there is also a world of unique styles and individual techniques. No two therapists will ever work exactly alike, in fact, their individual style and techniques can be as varied as their fingerprints... and this can be a real blessing because each individual client is also unique and has different needs.
This variety, while being beneficial, can also make it difficult to know just what to look for in a prospective therapist. It is important to opt for a licensed and professionally trained therapist. Seeking services from any individual who has not taken the time to undergo proper training, as well as successfully pass the national competency exam and state licensure requirements may put you at risk should your therapist perform a technique that might be contraindicated for your current health condition, or you may simply find the session ineffective at addressing your concerns. Fortunately, Nebraska requires that a student attend 1000 hours of on-site training and completion of the national exam. Nationwide however requirements vary greatly, schools often push students through with very little real training, and even educated therapists may fall short in providing you the services you need. Knowing the difference between the various modalities (types of massage and bodywork) that your local therapist offers can help you determine which therapies you might prefer to try, as well as whether your therapist provides the services you truly need.
At The Great Escape you will find Swedish "Relaxation" Massage, the "Warrior's Relief" (which includes deeper, more therapeutic techniques for helping you win your everyday battles), Oriental Cup Massage, Russian Honey Therapies, Thai-Style Stretching, and Grecian "Prego" Massage (for mothers-to-be) as our primary menu options, yet you'll find that each therapist performs these treatments somewhat differently. When you're in the market for a massage therapist to help relieve stress or pain, it can be wise to try different therapists until you find the one you need. Again, if you are unsure as to whether a certain therapy is right for you, research the topic, or ask your therapist for more information before scheduling, we'll be happy to help you.
Call 308.432.4558 for more information, to schedule a session, or to bless someone else with a "great escape" today. :-)
And remember, no matter who your therapist is, if you hope to secure an excellent treatment, communication in session is key. Never hesitate to address your need for lighter or deeper pressure, adjustment of the area being worked, stroke depth or speed, room temperature, face cradle position, different music, an extra bolster, or anything else in between.
The Great Escape was established in 1993 with a vision to help area residents overcome pain, feel healthier, move better, and more easily cope with stress and overall tension. After nearly 25 years, we still celebrate this vision day by day. Give us a call, we may just have the treatment or therapist you're looking for!
*Note: We'd like to mention that in the wide world of alternative therapies there are many practices that fall between physical and spiritual. We strive to provide services that are free of New Age and Eastern spiritual philosophies, if you have concerns about spiritual connections to bodywork, we are happy to answer any questions you may have to the best of our ability.
Subscapularis is one of the Rotator Cuff muscles (along with Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, and Teres Minor) responsible for rotation and stability of the shoulder (glenohumeral) joint. The subscapularis provides for arm motions such as rotation towards the belly (internal rotation) and pulling of the arm in towards the body (adduction).
Trigger points in the subscapularis can cause pain or discomfort in the area of the shoulder blade, along the back of the upper arm, the top of the shoulder, and even into the wrist, with the primary area at the back of the shoulder directly behind the joint. This discomfort can present problems when performing actions such as throwing a ball, or applying deodorant to the opposite armpit.
At home care includes regular stretching to avoid prolonged shortening of the muscle throughout the day and night -a favorite is the "doorway stretch" and another is the "monkey stretch." Although the subscapularis can be a difficult muscle to access due to its position on the inner surface of the shoulder blade (scapula), trigger point therapy can be an especially effective remedy for alleviating these trigger points and restoring range of motion and function to the shoulder.
Have you been diagnosed with "frozen shoulder," "adhesive capsulitis," or "pitcher's arm" but haven't been able to find relief? Give us a call, we may be able to help you. Call us at The Great Escape in Chadron 308.432.4558
Ladies, it's time to...
Revitalize. Refresh. Renew. Energize. Restore.
Massage can help you feel balanced again.
Give us a call to schedule your thirty, sixty, or ninety minute "self-care" session next week. We have time available with your name on it.
New clients, schedule from 9am to 12pm and receive our "Early Bird Discount" (next week only), and save $10 off an hour when you come in! Call us at The Great Escape Massage & Wellness Center LLC in Chadron or peruse our website for more information.
Located in Chadron, Nebraska. By appointment only.
Love your skin by incorporating a special botanical face and body oil blend into your next massage session, then take your bottle with you for home use! During the months of February and March enjoy a Bonita Botanical specialty massage complete with Bonita Botanical oil, Mediterranean Facial, and Moroccan body mist. To find out more, visit us at www.thegreatescape4u.com and check out our Monthly Specials page, or call 308-432-4558.
We know that when our body is aching and we're tired of feeling blue, massage always sounds like it just might be the best cure. Yet, the opposite is typically true. Active illness is often fully contraindicated. Receiving massage while ill can make an illness worse while also passing risk of infection to others. Many therapists have illness policies and ask that clients please call as soon as possible to reschedule if there are any symptoms present of cold, flu, shingles or other communicable illness. It is generally advised that clients wait until 72 hours after symptoms have fully subsided to receive their next massage. We have many natural immune boosting secrets we'd happily share, just give us a call at 308.432.4558. We hope you feel better soon!
The Great Escape
Massage & Wellness Center LLC
Chadron, NE 69337
Calling all single ladies! There's no reason for couples to have all the fun. Come enjoy our Very Vanilla "Mini-Vacation" for One during Valentines week at The Great Escape Massage & Wellness Center LLC in Chadron! For a limited time only, February 12-15, we're offering this scent-sational treatment for all our single friends out there. And remember to let your BFF's know, you'll save $10 each when you schedule for yourself and your friend(s)! For more details be sure to visit our Monthly Specials page for this and our other Valentine's specials. Schedule now 308-432.4558 while appointments last.
We appreciate each and every one of you, and in order to help us so the very best we can do as we continue to serve you, we like to open up the table for your honest, down-to-earth feedback. Let us know what we can do to improve your experience here at The Great Escape. Thanks in advance for your time! Check out our Feedback page.
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All of our February specials are 100% calorie free indulgences and will leave your Valentine feeling ever healthier and happier than when they first arrived. A great prelude to dinner on the town or a home-made candlelight picnic on the floor. Our featured service this month is our Bonita Botanicals Massage + Facial + Hot Herbal Tea, a truly luxurious treat! We can also help you increase the wow-factor by leaving an extra gift of their favored flowers, candies, or love letter laying on the table before we begin. And remember, these treatment options are not only for sweethearts, they are for singles too! Visit our Monthly Specials page to find out more or call 308-432-4558 to order a Gift Certificate.
Available February 12 through March 30, 2018. Call to schedule today!
Coronavirus has affected our operations. Please stay tuned here or visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for information. Until further notice, all of our standard policies and procedures will be trumped by the Nebraska Sate DHM (Directed Health Measures) in order to stay in compliance with state law as far as possible. Thank you all for your continued support and patience as we collectively work through this.
Jerri W., LMT, CWC
Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Wellness Coach with over 25+ years of experience in pain management, relaxation techniques and lifestyle education.
Heather R., LMT, CWC
Certified Wellness Coach and Licensed Massage Therapist with a passion for helping others achieve optimal wellness through healthier living.
NOTICE: The information provided herein is meant for educational purposes only. We accept no liability for your use of the information provided. As always, use your best judgment and if in doubt, please consult your healthcare provider to determine the best course of action for your particular situation.