Massage Therapy

Book your next massage!

Massage Therapy

Book your next massage!

A massage is not a one-size-fits-all solution. When it comes to pain management and the way your body heals and functions, you require a massage that’s tailored to your unique needs, lifestyle, and goals.

At Hand In Health Massage Therapy, we’ll provide a massage that’s specially designed with you in mind. We’re here to help you move better and feel better. Our Syracuse massage therapists take a proactive, well-rounded approach to our massage services, each personalized to promote pain reduction, healing, and overall health and wellness.

We are located in North Syracuse and Downtown Syracuse, NY, and we welcome patients from across the Central New York region and beyond.

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Therapeutic Massage

A customized massage based on your individual needs consisting of relaxing Swedish massage strokes, firm pressure in targeted areas, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, orthopedic massage techniques, and stretching. This service can help relieve pain, reduce stress, and address any areas of dysfunction.

Deep Tissue Massage

The use of slow, deep, and intense massage strokes across the grain of the muscle to heal physical injuries, chronic tension, and emotional stresses within the body. Designed to remove severe tension, deep tissue massage is a technique used to relieve both muscles and connective tissue below the surface. It helps to improve range of motion and heal injuries below the superficial tissues.

Sports Massage

This style of massage is designed to improve athletic performance, prevent injuries, or assist with rehabilitation. Treatments incorporate a wide variety of massage modalities and may include various forms of stretching, including active isolated stretching, muscle energy techniques, pin and stretch, etc. This type of massage is particularly beneficial for those with active lifestyles.

Pregnancy (Pre-Natal) Massage

Pregnancy massage focuses on addressing the special needs of expecting patient’s. Research shows prenatal massage therapy can help reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health. Specially designed pillows, cushions, and side-lying postures are used to make the expecting patient as comfortable as possible.

Medical Massage

Medical massage incorporates many techniques to address muscle and skeletal issues diagnosed by a doctor. Medical massage therapy is a highly effective treatment for many orthopedic problems such as sciatica, frozen shoulder, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, etc. Massage manipulates blood and lymph flow, muscle tissues, and chemical release of hormones/endorphins to treat pain of all types, especially for injuries and musculoskeletal/neuroskeletal issues. May require a physician’s authorization.

Couples Massage

A couple’s massage is a shared experience – a massage for two people, at the same time, in the same private room, but on two separate massage tables and performed by two massage therapists. The massage therapists will start at the same time and coordinate the treatment for the couple. It’s a massage experience for two that has real benefits, for physical, mental, and relationship health.

Lymphatic Cupping for the Head, Neck and Shoulders

This 30 minute manual lymphatic drainage session focuses on gently clearing the sinuses and upper respiratory system. Manual strokes and facial cups are used to move stagnant lymph for better breathing, decreased sinus pressure and swelling, and boosting the immune system. This session is ideal for those dealing with long-haul Covid symptoms, sinus congestion, headaches, and swelling around the face and/or neck.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (North Syracuse Only)

Manual Lymph Drainage is a light manual body treatment that helps direct lymph fluid towards the lymph nodes. The lymphatic system is a key part of our immune system that helps clear metabolic waste from our body. MLD treatment encourages our lymphatic system to work more optimally. It is a deeply relaxing and soothing treatment with benefits like reducing pain and swelling, better sleep, and improved digestive functions. MLD is beneficial to most people, especially those who live with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, edema (including from pregnancy) and Lyme disease.

Myoskeletal Alignment

Myoskeletal alignment is based on the reflexogenic relationship of muscles, ligaments and joints. For the effective relief of common pain conditions that primarily affect the neck and back, MAT aims to achieve goals that include balancing the head on the neck, balancing the neck on the shoulders, balancing the shoulder girdle on the rib cage, balancing the pelvis on the rib cage and restoring pain-free movement. MAT works to systematically release deep spinal muscles, ligaments and fibrotic joint capsules that torsion and compress spinal joints. Please be sure to wear comfortable loose fitting gym-like apparel. This treatment is performed clothed.

Maya Abdominal Massage (North Syracuse Only)

Maya abdominal massage is a gentle external massage that helps guide organs back into their correct positions, therefore allowing them to function more normally. These ancient techniques are best known for helping misalignment or congestion in the reproductive organs of both men and women. In addition, they also address many common digestive disorders. By effectively alleviating tissue congestion and organ constriction, these techniques improve the vital flows of energy, blood, lymph and nerves in the abdomen. It can release emotional and energetic tension which could be causing unnecessary stress on your body. This type of massage assists in preventing the progression of chronic diseases whilst improving the body’s ability to self-repair and re-balance.

Body Treatments (North Syracuse Only)

Enjoy a 60- or 90-minute massage with a hand, foot, and/or back scrub. These body treatments are excellent for exfoliating to remove dead skin cells, reducing calluses, improve circulation, and relieve muscle tension. Choose between an unscented, lavender or seasonal variety scrub.


Reflexology is a technique that focuses on specific pressure points to help correct energy flows throughout your body. This technique uses finger pressure applied to reflexes of feet and hands with the goal of restoring the body to balance and treating specific conditions including, neck/shoulder/low back pain, digestion problems, sciatica, thyroid & adrenal issues, etc.

Hot Stone Massage

A hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy. Based on ancient healing traditions, smooth heated stones are used to massage away muscle tension allowing for a deeper massage and more profound relaxation. It is particularly beneficial in relieving tight muscles, pain and soreness.

Chair Massage

A chair massage focuses on the areas of your back, shoulders, neck, arms, and hands with the most tension. You are massaged over your clothes without any use of massage oil. When getting a chair massage, you sit in a special chair that has a downward angled cradle for your face to rest on and supports for resting your arms.
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How do I book an add-on enhancement with my massage appointment?
Enhance your massage with any of our add-on services. To select an add-on, simply book online as your normal would and choose which add-on services you’d like to incorporate into your treatment. Some enhancements such as Reflexology will require extra time to your session. Monthly Massage Members receive $5 OFF all our add-on services (excluding enhancements requiring extra time).


” Don’t wait any longer! Be kind to your mind and body. Head to Hand in Health Massage, you will be impressed! Thank you David for another great massage! I came in with sore hips, stiff neck, and shoulders. After my treatment, I felt so relaxed. You find the knots and smooth them out. I’m happy that I am a monthly massage member!”


– Cynthia


” Always a calming place experience. Their therapists are amazing. Russel really helped with my shoulder and lower back tension today! I’ve also had other therapists before and have never been disappointed! Definitely recommend their monthly massage membership!”


– Veronica S


“Hand in Health has been an important member of my health care management team for years. The therapists are knowledgeable and talented. The massage and advice they provide are excellent.”


– Rebecca J


“Do yourself a favor and go to Hand in Health, you will not be disappointed. I have severe scoliosis, I’ve tried chiropractic care, PT and now I have fallen in love with massage! They give great suggestions on things you can do outside of the massage to help relax and stretch the muscles. I prefer firm pressure and I have also become a fan of cupping. They are caring, kind and very professional. I have recommended this to anyone who asks! Book an appointment, self-care is IMPORTANT! YOU WON’T REGRET IT!”


– Melissa T


“My husband and I both got massages this weekend. We had Jermey and Heather and both of us left the massages feeling like new people. They both delivered an amazing massage. Jermey helped specific hip issues i was having and my husband added on cupping and said it helped with his shoulder paint a lot! We can’t wait to return next month!”


– Jessica W


“I use Hand in Health to help me with a few long-standing issues with lower back pain. Terrence does an excellent job combining therapeutic massage and stretching to help improve my mobility and comfort. I’ve benefited greatly from his work during 90 minute sessions.”


– Allen G


“Absolutely an amazing Massage by Kyle. I knew I was in rough shape when I went in. After Kyle worked his magic; my body is feeling fantastic. Yes I will do some lots of Yoga to keep myself moving. Thank you Kyle you and your team are Awesome.”


– Julie H


“Went in for a prenatal massage at 38 weeks and I’m so glad I did! I wasn’t sure about side lying massage but they give you pillows and make sure you’re supported and comfortable. The environment is calming and comfortable and the therapists are very professional.”


– Brianna M.


“The new North Syracuse location is beautiful! I’ve been going to Katy for a few years now and she’s wonderful. Calm, relaxing atmosphere and great prices. Highly recommend the monthly subscription.”


– Nicole B.

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Business Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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