I am 86 and get around just fine, but for the last twenty years I have been be-deviled by sciatica and degenerative bone disease in the second lumbar vertebra of my back. I have tried various pills to manage the pain, which comes on after I am inactive for two hours and especially at night. But such medications only mask the problem and leave me feeling sedated. I have had much greater success with massage therapy. I see Lindsay Eisensmith, a licensed therapist, every other week for one hour, during which she works on my back from my neck to my toes, with special attention to the sacro-iliac area. She brings to her treatment sessions a thorough knowledge of how the nerves and muscles work and a pair of strong, thorough hands that can be as probing or as gentle as needed. I leave each treatment with all discomfort gone, and she restores my circulation to a point where I feel ten years younger. I move about the house doing chores, work in the garden, feeling like my old self, and I sleep better at night. Gradually my demons come creeping back again, but we are holding them at bay without medication. Most important of all, with Lindsay’s help I am maintaining my quality of life successfully.
One word: Relaxing! What a beautiful, peaceful spa with modern yet soothing decor. Great location very close to I-95. The heated massage table made me want to move right in. Nikki gave a fantastically relaxing massage. I can’t wait to go back!
Oh my gosh, I walked in and my shoulders dropped an inch, just from the smell. I met Nikki, and they dropped another inch…by the time I left, I think I was in a “happy coma”. Pressure was perfect, the bed was cozy and warm. There was nothing that could have been better, oh well maybe next time I’ll go for a 90 minute, rather than 60!!
“What a fabulous Spa, I have been having trouble with a neck problem for way too long, previous massages back home in the UK were great but did not sort the problem out. Lesley worked extremely hard with a deep tissue sports massage and for the first time in months I did not have to sleep with my pillow supporting my neck! Thanks Lesley, I’ll certainly come and see you again when in Old Lyme”
“I loved my experience here. Everything was very neat and comforting, and the customer service was fantastic. I also love that there is an online booking option with timely email notifications. I will definitely be back!”
Hi Lindsay, Just to let you know the work you did on my neck made a tremendous improvement. There is little or no pain when I turn my head to the right. Thanks for your magic hands,your expertise, and your caring.
“Thank you Vitality Spa for getting my son back in action for his senior year’s pre-season soccer week. He pulled a back muscle and was really hurting for 8-10 days. One session and he feels like new – THANK YOU!”