The Healing Point

Massage Therapy

Natural Primary Healthcare Provider located in West Sayville, NY

Massage Therapy

About Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is beneficial for all ages and can reduce stress, muscle tension, and pain throughout the body and help you heal after an injury. The Healing Point, led by Eon Suhanee, L.Ac, offers restorative massage therapy services to patients of all ages. At their location in West Sayville, New York, the practice offers several forms of massage therapy, like Swedish, deep tissue, acupressure, and prenatal. Call the practice today to book a relaxing appointment, or reach out online.

Massage Therapy Q&A

What is massage therapy?

Massage therapy is a form of manual therapy that involves a trained massage therapist rubbing and kneading the soft tissues of your body with varied pressure and movements. Soft tissues include muscle, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and skin. 

Massage styles range from long, smooth hand strokes to short, percussive strokes. Your therapist may use specific oils and lotions during the massage, and you can expect to have partial or no clothing on.

What are the benefits of massage therapy?

Massage therapy has benefits, including:


  • Stress reduction 
  • Pain and muscle tightness relief
  • Increased relaxation 
  • Headache or migraine relief
  • Improved immune system functioning 
  • Sleep wellness
  • Digestive disorder or constipation relief 
  • Postoperative care 
  • Soft tissue strains and injury care 
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder relief 

For cancer patients, massage therapy can reduce the side effects of traditional treatments. Massages can reduce pain, swelling, fatigue, nausea, and depression.


The Healing Point may recommend massage therapy alongside other holistic treatments like acupuncture and nutritional support.

What types of massage therapy do you offer?

The Healing Point offers several types of massage therapies. Depending on your needs, massages can range from five minutes to two hours.  


Swedish massage therapy is the most common type and involves your massage therapist using long, soft, kneading strokes and rhythmic, light tapping strokes on the topmost layers of your muscles. 

Massages can relax and energize you and help you heal after an injury. 

Deep tissue 

A deep tissue massage can address specific painful, stiff spots in your body. Your therapist applies pressure to layers of muscles, tendons, and tissues deep under your skin. 

Massages can relieve chronic patterns of tension and help heal muscle injuries.


Your therapist uses varied, rhythmic pressure on acupressure points in your body. These points improve the flow of your body's vital energy (qi). 


This massage involves the compression of muscles, the mobilization of joints, and acupressure. Your therapist may use their body to move you into various positions. 

Lymphatic drainage 

This massage involves light pressure with gentle, long strokes along your skin. This increases the movement of lymph through your system, which filters impurities out of your body.


Prenatal massages can pressure off your hips, encourage relaxation, and help with foot and leg swelling.

Call The Healing Point today to book a massage therapy appointment, or use the online scheduling tool.