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Azima Therapeutic Massage provides restorative therapeutic massage and process oriented bodywork to help you feel better in your body and your life. 

Andrea Kocerha is the proprietress  of Azima Therapeutic Massage and has over 15 years of experience addressing a variety of musculoskeletal issues and conditions including:

  • Rotator Cuff Issues
  • Whiplash
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Lumbar, Sacral and Sciatic Issues
  • Iliopsoas issues
  • Migraine and Tension Headaches
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Tendonitis & Bursitis
  • TMJ Syndrome
  • Arthritic Pain
  • Cancer and chemo-therapy side effects
  • Stroke recovery
  • Dystonia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Stress Management
  • Grief, Loss & Trauma

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE 
A customized blend of orthopedic massage, myofascial release, and stretching techniques with focus on the soft tissue surrounding joints and the health of the joints. The goal is to encourage pain-free range of motion by restoring muscles to their healthy resting length and releasing restrictions from fascial adhesions. Good for treating common orthopedic conditions stemming from repetive strains, sports injuries, postural imbalance from poor work ergonomics, chronic pain, scar tissue from surgery or traumatic injury.

Choose a 60 minute treatment if you have one or two specfic areas that need attention. A longer, 90 minute treatment is better suited for addressing three or more areas of focus, or if you desire a deeper relaxation experience.

ONCOLOGY MASSAGE 
Oncology massage is the adaptation of massage techniques to safely nurture the body of someone affected by cancer and cancer treamtents. This is a safe and effective treatment during active cancer treatment, recovery and survivorship.

Many cancer patients require long-term massage modification. As a trained oncology massage therapist, Andrea has an informed understanding of the pathophysiology of cancer, the side effects of cancer treatments, such as medications, surgery, chemotheropy and radiation, and can adapt massage techniques to safely meet the changing bodywork considerations during and after treatment.

Oncology Massage treatments are scheduled in 90 minute time slots, but charged at the 60 minute rate. One hour is for hands-on work and the remaining time is for verbal assessments, updates and discussing each session plan prior to each treatment.

SOMATIC WISDOM BODYWORK 
This holistic, body-oriented process addresses the problematic and often physical symptoms of trauma and cumulative stress disorders. The experience of a traumatic event or surviving long-term stress can leave residual adverse effects that can feel "stuck" in one's nervous system and create overwhelm response patterns. Somatic Wisdom Bodywork  provides a framework to assess where a person is "stuck" in the fight, flight or freeze responses and provides tools to help one function with more resilience and ease.

This work can be helpful for anyone who has experienced accidents, invasive medical prodedures, life-threatening medical diagnosis, chronic illness, sexual or physical assault, emotional abuse, war, natural disasters, grief and loss, birth trauma, or stress from ongoing fear and conflict.

Touch is part of this process, however clients remain fully dressed in comfortable clothing. This in an intentionally slow and gentle process. The aim is to employ awareness of body sensations connected to and event or circumstances and slowly titrate the, not re-live ore re-enact the story content or details. 


SESSION LENGTH AND FEES

          60 Minutes: $85 
          90 Minutes: $125

Pre-Paid Packages
Purchase 5 massage treatments in advance and save up to $50. No expiration date and schedule at your convenience. Packages can also be shared with family members or friends. Package purchases with cash or check receive the full $50 discount. Packages purchased via credit card are subject to a 2.75% processing fee.

Package of Five (5) 60 Minute Treatments: $375 
Package of Five (5) 90 Minute Treatments: $575 

CHAIR MASSAGE
An invigorating, shiatsu-based treatment that focuses on the back, neck and shoulders. Available for corporate or promotional events at an hourly rate of $100 with a minimum of two hours per booking.
          $100 per hour

 

PAYMENT
Cash, check or credit card are accepted.

Azima Therapeutic Massage
6809 Germantown Ave, Second Floor
Mt. Airy Philadelphia, PA 19119
484-764-5056 | azimamassage.com