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Hands to Heal Massage Therapy - Massage Information
Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today Massage Therapy can be offered at your business, shopping malls, sports clinic, some hospitals and even international airports.
If you would like to try Massage Therapy and learn about the positive health benefits Massage could have for you, call one of our friendly Hands to Heal Massage Therapist's today.
We will answer any questions you may have, advise on the best Massage Treatment for you, and explain what to expect during your Hands to Heal Massage Therapy session.
What is a Natural Therapy?
Natural therapies encompass a broad range of disciplines all of which aim to treat the physical and emotional well being of the client and or patient.
What is Massage?
Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure.
Massage Therapy; What is it?
Massage is defined as the systematic manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for a curative effect. Soft tissues are made more pliable through massage to promote circulation and blood flow and bring bout healing effects: Physical and psychological changes for general well being.
What Does Massage Involve?
The system of massage treatment involves the therapist using their hands to apply pressure on you body. Therapists use various techniques to work on the body ie: Stroking and gliding (effleurage), Kneading the soft tissues (petrissage), or what is termed 'percussion' (tapotement).
What Are The Real Benefits?
Massage Therapy is extremely beneficial to people leading busy lifestyles what is now commonly know as work related stress.
Massage will not only aid with mental relaxation but will work on physical symptoms of back and neck pain that comes from sitting for extended periods of time at a desk or from physical labour.
Massage Therapy is also used to treat a wide range of imbalances, such as:
- Muscular Tension
- Work Related Stress
- Repetitive Strain Injury
- Digestive Dysfunction
- Pre - Post natal Pregnancy Conditions
- Frozen shoulder
- Neck and Back Pain