Empathic Therapeutic Massage



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Loretta Lachar

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Welcome to Empathic Therapeutic Massage

569 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY 12061

Now Open!!

We are located in East Greenbush within a wellness center serving clientele within the East Greenbush, Troy, Albany, Colonie and surrounding Capital District areas.  

MASSAGE ENHANCEMENTS ~ 20

-Sugar foot or hand scrub

Focusing more attention on your hands or feet(or both!) using a sugar scrub, followed by a paraffin treatment and finished with a hot towel infused with essential oils($30 for both).

-Cupping Therapy

By releasing the lymphatic system and releasing toxins in impacted areas, cupping uses suction to soften adhesions, open up connective tissues, stimulate blood flow, induce relaxation, and most importantly relieve pain. It is known to help both chronic and acute conditions including(but not limited to) arthritis, sciatica, neck and shoulder aches, and plantar fasciitis.

-Hot Stone

Target deeper layers of muscle in your back using water-heated, smooth stones with or without pressure.

SERVICES

ARNICA CLEANSING DETOX THERAPY

Arnica is infused with the stimulating oils of Rosemary and Citrus. Invigorating strokes are used to enhance circulation to eliminate toxins and decrease muscle fatigue and tensions.

75 minutes~ 125

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

Custom therapeutic session to target areas of stress, strain, injury or repetition. Deep tissue and Swedish techniques are used with this treatment in combination with cupping if desired. 

(Includes Cupping)

30 Minutes~ 50

60 Minutes~ 80

90 Minutes~ 95 

THAI POULTICE MASSAGE

This incredibly aromatic massage uses poultices made of authentic traditional Thai herbs and spices wrapped in muslin and steamed. 

Thai massage poultices, are used in a deep, rolling and rocking motion that help eliminate sore and overworked muscles while invigorating the body’s energy. The herbs used are anti-inflammatory. Benefits include pain alleviation, muscle and ligament relaxation, relief from aches and pains like arthritis and headaches,and improved upper respiratory function. Our session will leave you feeling tranquil and rejuvenated.

75 minutes~ 105

90 minutes~ 120

PREGNANCY MASSAGE

One Hour Therapy for the mother-to-be in a side laying position. We focus on the back, head, hands and feet.

60 minutes – $80

MIGRAINE/HEADACHE THERAPY

This therapy targets the deep postural muscles and soft tissue of the neck, head, jaw and shoulders. Also relaxes spasms, soothes inflammation, and stimulates proper circulation, offering relief of migraines and/or tension and cluster headaches.

30 minutes~ 50

HOT STONE MASSAGE

Heated basalt stones are used during massage techniques and applied as part of treatment in a dynamic motion application.  Warmth and depth are the key to this dreamy treatment. 

75 minutes~ 95

CUPPING THERAPY

Cupping uses reversed deep tissue suction  action to soften adhesions, open up connective tissues, stimulate blood flow, induce relaxation, and most importantly relieve pain. It is known to help both chronic and acute conditions including(but not limited to) arthritis, sciatica, neck and shoulder aches, and plantar fasciitis. 

30 Minutes~ 50

Add-on to service~ 20

* Included in Therapeutic and Medical treatments.

Medical Massage

This service is specifically used for focus treatment of injury, strain or chronic pain. Each 30 minute interval is spent in one treatment area.  There is opportunity to address up to 3 targeted areas with 3 duration options. 

(Includes Cupping)

30 Minutes/ One area of focus~ 50

60 Minutes/ Two areas of focus~ 90

90 Minutes/ Three areas of focus~ 110

MASSAGE ENHANCEMENTS ~ 20

-Sugar foot or hand scrub

Focusing more attention on your hands or feet(or both!) using a sugar scrub, followed by a paraffin treatment and finished with a hot towel infused with essential oils($30 for both).

-Cupping Therapy

By releasing the lymphatic system and releasing toxins in impacted areas, cupping uses suction to soften adhesions, open up connective tissues, stimulate blood flow, induce relaxation, and most importantly relieve pain. It is known to help both chronic and acute conditions including(but not limited to) arthritis, sciatica, neck and shoulder aches, and plantar fasciitis.

-Hot Stone

Target deeper layers of muscle in your back using water-heated, smooth stones with or without pressure.

About us

The journey leading to opening Empathic Therapeutic Massage was envisioned by Owner/Licensed  Massage Therapist Loretta Lachar. Her long personal endeavor with her father having had a debilitating disability lead her into the path of holistic alternatives to assist in chronic pain management. 

Plan a Visit

We are located in East Greenbush within a wellness center serving clientele within the East Greenbush, Troy, Albany, Colonie and surrounding Capital District areas.