Attune Massage Therapy
Massage Therapist in Richmond, VA.
We Are Here for You.
Jana Henderson Says...
“I believe massage therapy really works, and I’ve experienced its relief for myself. I hope to help as many people as I can with massage therapy, whether physically or emotionally. I am outcome-based in my practice and strive for the best results naturally. I will also listen to each person who walks through our doors, as I believe that they are the experts of their body.”
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Meet Your Massage Therapist!
Jana is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and Medical Massage Practitioner (MMP).
If you are seeking medical massage therapy care in Richmond for a specific condition, then it’s best to book a session with Jana. She has almost a decade of experience treating conditions such as: TMJ, Headaches, Migraines, Cervical loss of motion, Neck Pain, Shoulder pain, Lower back pain, Sciatica, hip pain that is hard to target, plantar fasciitis,… whatever it is, try speaking to Jana about it.
Virtual and In-Person Couples Massage Workshops:
In this customized, interactive 90-minute workshop we will demonstrate and teach a few professional massage techniques that will not only help to save hands, but will also provide you & your partner a therapeutic-based massage. Contraindications and Endangerment Sites will be taught. This workshop can be done in person or virtually. The work we teach is done on the floor with pillows, so it can be performed anywhere. All participants will be clothed the entire time (gym attire is appropriate). You will also receive a PDF document that will contain all instructions and reminders so you can focus on being 100% present in the workshop. An intake form will be sent out after purchase of the workshop and must be completed and returned at least 72 hours prior to your workshop so we can help you and your partner get the most out of the course.
TMJ / TMD – Silence Your Clicking Jaw:
If you are having trouble with closing or opening your mouth, you may have a disc in your TMJ that is displaced. We can help place the disc back into the proper position and provide exercises to keep it in place.
Unique in Richmond, we also provide extra and intra-oral soft tissue massage, joint mobilization of the neck and TMJ to improve joint mobility, postural re-training to relieve muscle tension, and well as stress management techniques.
How We Help Alleviate TMJ / TMD Symptoms:
Education – to help you understand your diagnosis and learn how to manage your symptoms. Postural training – to help you improve your joint alignment and muscular balance in order to optimize function. Behavior modification – prevent recurrences by increasing awareness, controlling your habits, and modifying your diet, if necessary. Manual therapy – advanced techniques are used to address muscular imbalances, and target painful craniofacial, jaw, and cervical muscles. TMJ mobilizations are also utilized to optimize joint mobility and mechanics. Therapeutic exercises – to strengthen weak muscles and provide stability for your joints.
Myofascial Release Therapy:
Fascia is connective tissue that runs through the entire body. It is like the glue that holds all the tissues together under the skin. Fascia and muscle tissue, when they are healthy and working properly, slide across each other freely and allow us to move through space smoothly and with ease. Problems can arise in connective tissues, either through injuries, scar tissue, post-surgery adhesion’s, dehydration, and more that cause the fascia to become bound and immobile. The result is often pain, tightness, limited range of motion, adhesion’s, and general discomfort. A medical massage therapist can find the restrictions and release them using several techniques. Skin rolling, deep cross friction and dry warm friction are a few of the methods involved.
Trigger Point Therapy:
Trigger points are small hyper-irritable nodules, or small knots found in muscles and tendons. The presents of trigger points may cause muscle pain and dysfunction.
Sometimes the pain refers to a distant part from the point. Points are released by compressing them for up to 60 seconds. We also use the “spray and stretch” method pioneered by Janet Travell. Trigger points are often missed in medical diagnosis as it takes a “trained touch” to reach into the tissue and locate them. Trigger points are also often missed by an MRI. If you are suffering from musculoskeletal pain and no one has been able to diagnose the problem, you may be suffering from myo-fascial trigger points.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage:
A Lymphatic Drainage Massage can help your body heal faster after cosmetic surgery because it removes metabolic waste, excess water, toxins, bacteria, large protein molecules and foreign substances from the tissues.
Compression garments are critical to the healing process and assist Lymphatic Drainage Massage. Compression garments help your body recover faster because they help minimize swelling, promote faster healing, and support your new contours for optimal results. Be sure to discuss your options with your surgeon!
30 Minute Massage:
This is recommended when you want focus on one specific area like the TMJ or hips.
60 Minute Massage:
This is recommended when you would like to have 1-3 problem areas concentrated on.
90 Minute Massage:
This is strongly recommended when you have 3+ painful areas that need concentrated work.
120 Minute Massage:
This is recommended if you need some major work done overall.
Refer a Friend and Save!
Save up to $75 on your next massage by referring a friend! If you refer a friend and they book a session, you can save:
$25 on your next 30 minute massage,
$50 on your next 1 hour massage, or
$75 on your next 90 minute massage.
“The setting was relaxing and I felt comfortable with Jana. My whole body felt new after leaving and I will definitely be back!” – Caroline Helm.
“Jana was recommended to me. She was fabulous, totally listened to what I needed. Already booked my next massage.” – Emily Plumley.
“I have been very pleased with my first two appointments. I went in for neck and shoulder tightness, but we had a conversation about my whole body and adjusted, based on that conversation, where she needed to focus. The room is quiet and comfortable, and very relaxing. It had been a long time since I’d had a massage, and this was by far the best I have had, as it was targeted for my needs and not just a full body (unfocused) massage. I have plans to be seen regularly to help the areas of my body that have been long neglected.” – Jenny McCue Collins.
“Jana is simply amazing! Her knowledge of the body is unmatched. She is kind, thorough, and has such a positive energy it’s contagious! I HIGHLY recommend Jana!!!!!” – Brittony Blakey.
“Jana knows exactly where I hold tension and how to help my TMJ and neck issues. She is diligent, careful, and I am always so so relaxed after her massage therapy. This is not a regular spa massage, it feels much more medical and she is trained more like a physical therapist. She knows every muscle and how once tense area leads to another. Her trigger point work is spot on and knows how to release the muscle build up and knots. She communicates well and responds quickly to my emails. High recommend!” – Emily Bohm.
“I have been to several massage establishments over the years trying to alleviate back pain with no resolution except for a few days of relief each time. I was referred to Attune for my TMJ issues and much to my surprise Jana has help minimize the discomfort and is steadily working to improve it each visit and on top of that she has addressed my back issues and even corrected my poor posture. If you have any issues from your Jaw down to your hips this is the place for you. Recommends 10 out of 10. Just my last visit I was talking about leg pain and numbness when sitting for extended periods of time and she addressed it on the spot, found the issue, made adjustments and the pain is gone!” – Chris Watkins.
“Jana is an incredible massage therapist. In my experience as a patient when you tell a massage therapist your trouble spots, they will often just do a “general” massage hoping to alleviate the tension. Jana on the other hand, listens deeply to her clients and uses their feedback to work with them through those spots. She has many techniques and tools she can utilize to help alleviate pain. She is also very good at TMJ dysfunction. So if you have pain in your mouth or on your body somewhere, give Jana a call and she’ll fix you right up.” – Mathew Clark.
“Just the right pressure to provide recovery and relaxation at the same time.” – Jim Driggs.
“Jana is an awesome massage therapist. She knows exactly where I need the most work done.” – Patricia Duvall.
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