Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity.
In all Classic (Swedish)massage, the therapist lubricates the skin with massage oil and performs various strokes that warm up and work the muscle tissue, releasing tension and breaking up muscle "knots" or adhered tissues, called adhesions.Classic (Swedish) massage promotes relaxation, eases muscle tension and improves blood circulation stimulates the lymphatic system, prevents and relieve muscles cramps and spasms and help with pain management. . .
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles. It is used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders. .
Sports massage was developed for athletes who need to keep their bodies in great condition and quickly work out any stress or injuries. Sports massage can be used to get an athlete ready to compete, support their bodies while they compete, or help it recover after an event. But sports massage is good for anyone with chronic pain, injury or range-of-motion issues. The therapist generally concentrates on a specific problem area which may be related to sports, like golf or tennis. .
Medical massage is outcome-based massage, primarily the application of a specific treatment targeted to the specific problem(s) the patient presents with a diagnosis and are administered after a thorough assessment/evaluation by the medical massage therapist with specific outcomes being the basis for treatment. .
Reflexology is an alternative medicine involving application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that purportedly reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands, with the premise that such work effects a physical change to the body. .
Back & Neck Massage
The back and neck massage helps to stimulate your blood circulation, improve your energy flow and relaxes the muscle and tension. Commonly used by those unable to get away from their computers and feel stressed around the neck and shoulders. .
Scalp massage can help relieve tension headaches. When performing a scalp massage on someone with a tension headache, spend extra time on the base of the skull, near the hairline, because tension often accumulates in this area. It can also help to include a massage of the forehead and temples when massaging to relieve a tension headache. Scalp massage can also help relieve symptoms of migraine headaches in some individuals. .
Aroma Therapy Massage
Aromatherapy massage uses essential oils derived from plants to affect your mood and alleviate pain. Essential oils are a volatile, highly concentrated plant extracts, derived from leaves, bark, roots, seeds resins and flowers. .
Hot Stones Massage
A very popular massage that uses smooth rounded stones that have been heated. The therapist uses the stones as an extension of his/her hand and may also place them on your belly, hands or back. Hot stone massage helps warm up your muscles with a deep tissue effect ,but with a lighter Touch and is very relaxing. . .
Anti Stress Massage
We all know that certain types of constant stress in our lives are not healthy. But did you know that recent evidence indicates the physical changes associated with stress may contribute to the leading causes of death-heart disease and cancer? In addition, stress can create and/or exacerbate many physical and emotional conditions such as chronic fatigue, digestive upset, headaches, back pain, high blood pressure and risk of stroke. .
Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage – to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But it's also tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly. . .
A customized form of bodywork, lymphatic massage may help the lymph system do its job better. By understanding the anatomy and function of this delicate system, the massage therapist can assist your body in clearing sluggish tissues of waste and swelling. .
body wrap - also known as a ‘body cocoon’ or ‘body mask’ - is a spa treatment created to enhance the health and appearance of skin, and/or reduce body measurements. A nourishing oil or mineral-rich formula is applied to the spa guest’s limbs and torso before they are wrapped in cotton, mylar bandages or a plastic film. This promotes the extraction of dirt, toxins and excess water from the skin. .
Anti Cellulite Massage
Anti-Cellulite Massage is a specialized massage concentrating mainly on the area where cellulite, or ‘orange peel’ skin is most prevalent on the body. The Anti-cellulite massage stimulates the blood vessels in the skin. This clears out the lymph cells of the toxic fatty deposits, which cause the appearance of the ‘orange peel’ look. . .
Children mini Massage
Because they are physically active people, children sometimes experience falls or sports injuries that can cause them to have muscular discomfort. In fact, many injuries or occurrences of back and neck pain that appear in adulthood are actually the result of falls or injuries sustained in childhood. So listen to your children when they tell you of their aches and pains. You can provide some relief by giving massage to relax and soften tight, knotted, or sore areas. .
Heat treatments are used to provide health benefits, ranging from treating arthritis joint pain to increasing circulation to reducing post-exercise muscle soreness.The towels can be administered before a massage to increase circulation and help relieve muscle soreness. The stones used by the therapist make it easier to apply the therapeutic effects of manipulation. .
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