It is my mission is to support athletes and individuals from all walks of life in achieving life balance through personal wellness. I'm a firm believer in the inseparable connection between body and mind, and a proponent of massage for enhancing overall physical performance as well as enhancing health and well-being. I encourage everyone to try massage therapy at least once, so they can decide if it is something that can help them become healthier or become a positive addition to their regular self-care.
Amber Long is a graduate of Pioneer Pacific College and after receiving her training in 2006 became a Licensed Massage Therapist in Oregon. Amber brings fifteen years of therapeutic experience with a specialty focus in sports and deep tissue massage. Amber draws on a wide a variety of techniques based on individual client needs including Deep Tissue, Myo-fascial Release, Tui Na, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Trigger Point, Relaxation and Swedish.
She has training in several other modalities that she uses to create a unique and personal program for each individual session. She strives to find your priorities and addresses them one layer at a time. Depending upon your needs you may experience only one technique on a visit or up to as many as five.
Amber also has extensive background working with insurance claims and uses therapeutic massage for those who have suffered injuries and require rehabilitation for soft tissue injuries. Her therapy has helped people relieve the pain of injuries; stress, car accidents, and body discomfort, as well as maintain good bodily and mental health.
If you are an active athlete, Amber will focus on the general improvement of muscle, tendon, and ligament function providing you with benefits such as:
Enhanced athletic performance
Restored flexibility and range of motion
Faster recovery from minor soft tissue injuries
Removal of lactic acid buildup
Sports massage is designed for active athletes. This helps them prepare their bodies for training and gives their body a boost towards peak performance and assists in recovery time after a big event. Don’t fool yourself into thinking it is only for athletes. Sports Massage can be very good for people with injuries, chronic pain or reduced range of motion as well. The same techniques Amber has used to help star athletes can help anyone relax, restore and invigorate again.
Amber takes pride in helping her clients reach their wellness goals. The most important support you can give yourself is to take action to keep your body tuned and healthy. If you want a partner to help you move towards your wellness goals, contact Amber Long.