Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

What is it?

Massage therapy is the practice of using pressure, tension. motion, or vibration on the body's muscles, tendons, ligaments, and lymphatic areas for medicinal purposes.

Through increased blood and lymph fluid circulation and the reduction of stress, massage therapy can increase the efficiency of the immune system. It can also reduce blood pressure, relax muscles, improves range of motion and increase endorphins (the body's natural pain killer), enhancing one's medical treatment and recovery.

What are some of the benefits of massage therapy?

  1. Stretches superficial tissue.
  2. Assists lymphatic and venous flow.
  3. Helps to break up and loosen subcutaneous tissue adhesions.
  4. Can help reduce certain types of edema.
  5. Stimulates the nerves of the skin and deeper tissue.

What is Massage Therapy recommended for?

  1. Relief of chronic stress/tension.
  2. Relief of pain/spasm.
  3. Headaches.
  4. Sprains, strains, and athletic injuries.
  5. Tendonitis and bursitis.
  6. Pregnancy discomfort or post partum
  7. Postural disorders and muscle rehabilitation.
  8. Improve circulation.

What are the different types of massage?

  1. Deep TissueSwedish Massage
  2. Swedish Massage
  3. Relief of pain/spasm.
  4. Reflexology

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