People use massage for a variety of health-related purposes, including relieving pain, rehabilitating sports injuries, reducing stress, increasing relaxation, address anxiety and depression, and aid general wellness. A therapeutic massage also increases circulation and aids in removing toxins in the body.
Types of Massage Therapy:
The therapist uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration, and tapping and is used mostly for relaxation.
Adapted specifically to the needs of athletes. Using percussion and deep strokes and focusing on areas and muscles of the body used in their sport to prevent injury and promote faster healing. A Sports Massage is usually done before and after an event.
Focus on myofascial trigger points—muscle “knots” that are painful when pressed and can cause symptoms elsewhere in the body.
Benefits of Massage Therapy