MASSAGE | PSW Acupuncture & Cupping in San Jose

Acupressure & Massage

Traditional Acupressure Combined with Modern Massage

Do You Suffer with Muscular and Joint Pain,

or are you just really stressed out?

If the answer is yes then there is a great solution for these problems and a lot more physical discomfort that you may be suffering from. The relief you so desperately want from your aches, and pains and body discomfort can be found at PSW Acupuncture with their amazing selection of massages comprised of Swedish or Deep Muscle Massage. Or, if you are sports buff you will want to take advantage of their Sports Massage. For some extra special pampering you will definitely want to try their Reflexology treatment. Be sure to book your appointment now.

Reflexology is a wonderful treatment for either gender that wants to take some time out for themselves where they can relax and unwind from the daily stress they have to deal with. It is beneficial for…


  • Helping to relieve foot and ankle discomfort
  • Helps to relieve and reduce foot cramping
  • Increases the blood circulation to the feet
  • Great stress reliever
  • Helps to promote relaxation
  • Helps with the discomfort of arthritis in the toes, ankles and feet
  • Aides with the discomfort of plantar fasciitis

The Reflexology techniques are comprised of…

  • Different levels of pressure applied to the feet
  • Manipulation of muscle tissue in the soles of the feet
  • Gentle manipulation of the toes and ankles

Expected Results…

Physical Results:

  • Less tension and stiffness in the feet and ankles
  • Better flexibility
  • Less discomfort when walking
  • Less cramping and stiffness

Mental Results:

  • Feeling of calm and relaxation
  • More energy
  • More peaceful and balanced
  • Better sleep patterns

This is a “must have” massage for any individual that participates in any type of sport either on an amateur or professional level. It is beneficial for…


  • Promoting the healing of an injury
  • Acts as a preventative to reduce risk of injuries
  • Enhances sports performance
  • Increases agility and durability

The Sports massage serves the dual purpose of helping to speed up the recovery from the many different types of sports injuries that can occur such as strains, sprains, inflammation, and tissue tearing. It also serves as a great preventative by helping to keep the body strong and flexible to help prevent a sports injury or lessen the impact of one.

The Sports Massage techniques are comprised of…

  • Combination of techniques used in the Swedish and Deep Muscle Massage
  • Manipulation utilizing various pressures on both injured and healthy muscle and tissue
  • Gentle stretching of muscles to increase blood supply that provides nutrients and oxygen to affected areas.

Expected Results….

Physical Results:

  • Reduced pain and discomfort in injured areas
  • More flexibility in movements
  • Firmness and strengthening of muscle tone
  • Increased agility

Mental Results:

  • More vitality and energy
  • Relaxed
  • More positive attitude as a result of reduction of stress from discomfort

Swedish massage is a wonderful and effective treatment for both men and women who suffer with disorders such as….


  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Myofascial pain syndrome

These are all conditions that affect the lifestyle and health of individuals that are afflicted with them. The symptoms can vary from becoming aggravated easily, not being able to enjoy food, exhaustion from lack of sleep, and pain and discomfort in various areas of the body.

Expected Results….

Physical Results:

  • The nervous system relaxes creating a feeling of calm
  • The blood circulation is stimulated enhancing the healing of stiff muscles and tissues affected by stress
  • Range of motion becomes more efficient as joints are loosened up
  • Decrease in discomfort caused from cramping and muscle spasms
  • Relief from muscle fatigue

Mental Results:

  • Mentally relaxed and stable
  • Reduction in tenseness, irritability and depression
  • Ability to sleep better because of relaxed state
  • Increased ability to focus and concentrate
  • A general improved feeling of well-being

This deep tissue massage in ideal for men or women who are afflicted with….


  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Temporomandibular joint pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Muscle tension
  • Osteoarthritis

All of these conditions can range in their severity and they all create some level of pain and discomfort. As a result of this these conditions can dramatically interfere with the home and work environment.

The Deep Tissue Massage techniques are comprised of…

  • Deeper muscular and tissue manipulation
  • Massage of connective tissue
  • Firm Pressure
  • Slow Strokes

Expected Results…

Physical Results:

  • Improved range of motion
  • Decreased discomfort and pain
  • Strengthening of affected areas
  • Better healing of inflammation
  • Increase circulation
  • Better muscle tone

Mental Results:

  • Improvement in moods
  • Better sleep patterns
  • Improved concentration levels
  • Relaxed
  • More Vitality

Hot stone Massage is a wonder massage for men and women who is experiencing…


  • Muscle pain and tension
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Poor circulation
  • Joint problem

The stones are heated up beforehand and placed on the skin to relieve tension in the muscles to repair damaged soft tissue or even improve energy. They’re usually made of basalt, which is a type of volcanic rock with a flat and smooth shape. Beforehand, the massage therapist heats them to around 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, the therapist applies them to specific areas of the body, such as the spine, chest, stomach, face, palms, and feet.

The Hot Stone Massage techniques are comprised of…

  • Swedish Massage
  • Circular movements
  • Vibration

Sometimes, cold stones are also used during a hot stone massage. Cold stones may be used after hot stones to calm any engorged blood vessels and to soothe the skin.

Expected Results…

Physical Results:

  • Relief muscle tension and pain
  • Greater joint flexibility. Excellent for treating lower back pain and aches
  • Allowing blood vessels to open up and improve blood circulation throughout the body.
  • Decrease cancer symptoms
  • Boost immunity

Mental Results:

  • Promote relaxation and improve quality of sleep
  • Ease the mind, reduce stress and anxiety levels

Back Walk (Ashiatsu) Massage benefit for your physical and mental health. It is beneficial for…


  • Improve posture by reducing tension in the back and shoulders
  • Increase blood flow and oxygen to promote healing
  • Deep muscle penetration relieves stress
  • Reducing tension & releasing knots
  • Help relieve chronic pain
  • Increasing overall health and well-being
  • Speeds up muscle recovery and performance

The Ashiatsu barefoot massage uses the feet in several ways to knead the tissues on the patients back. The masseuse varies pressure of her feet by using bars that help to control the process. The traditional Chinese practitioners believe that ashiatsu techniques helped to correct imbalances in the body and thereby resulted in an improvement in the health of the patient.


Expected Results…

Physical Results:

  • Improving flexibility and range of motion
  • Improve blood circulation
  • Stretch and relax tight back muscles
  • Relieve back pain and resolve muscular

Mental Results:

  • Improve sleep and relaxation
  • Reduce stress and anxiety