What is Therapeutic Massage?
Massage therapy is one of the oldest methods of healing, it is nearly 4,000 years old. It is a therapy that compliments medical treatment a lot of the time.
Massage therapy focuses on the application of various techniques to positively affect the soft tissues and joints of the body.
Massage techniques most commonly include pressure and compression, kneading, applying friction, and mobilizing to improve the health and condition of the muscles, tendons, skin, fascia or connective tissue of the body.
- Massage can decrease pain
- Improve range of motion
- Aid in the circulation of blood and lymph flow
- Reduce muscle and joint soreness, and improve sleep
- Improve general well being and mood.