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Hands To Heal Massage Therapy - Treatments Available-Page 2.
Massage therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references in medical texts nearly 4,000 years old. In fact, Hippocrates, known as the "father of medicine," referenced massage when he wrote, in the 4th century B.C.: "The physician must be acquainted with many things, and assuredly with "rubbing."
Massage Therapy, often referred to as bodywork or somatic therapy, refers to the application of various techniques to the muscular structure and soft tissues of the body that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, vibration, rocking, friction, kneading and compression using primarily the hands, although massage therapists/soft tissue therapists do use other areas of the body, such as the forearms, elbows and also feet.
All of the massage techniques used are for the benefit of the musculoskeletal, circulatory-lymphatic, nervous, and other systems of the body.
Massage Therapy Positively Influences Your Overall Health And Well-Being.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a very light form of massage that stimulates the lymph system and encourages natural lymph flow in the body.
By stimulating the lymphatic system you can help drain puffy swollen tissue, eliminate edema, excess fluid, assist the body to heal post surgery, scar tissue, redness, aid in your bodies natural cellular waste, virus and toxin removal while supporting the bodies immune system by delivering nutrients to cells.>Read More
Full Body Massage
Full Body Massage is one of the special types of massage therapies available that can be used to treat a wide range of conditions or can simply be used to calm, relax and rejuvenate.
Full Body Massage is the holistic application of touch to affect every system of the body. It affects not just the muscular system, but also the digestive, circulatory, endocrine, lymphatic and all nervous systems,>Read More
The benefits of Senor Massage Therapy are numerous. Massage therapy for seniors encourages circulation, decreases muscular stiffness and helps by decreasing inflammation that may rest in our joints.
However it also treats so many of the typical conditions that arise naturally with age - such as muscular stiffness, arthritis, skin discoloration, muscle and bone deterioration, tendonitis, bursitis also respiratory problems such as asthma and emphysema.>Read More.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is a specialty massage where massage therapist's uses smooth, heated basalt stones, either as an extension of their own hands or by placing them on the body. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight soft tissue/muscle so the massage therapist can work more deeply.
Hot Stones are in use today by Native Americans to treat aching muscles, however the modern use of Hot Stones in relation too massage therapy was established by Mary Nelson, from Tucson, Arizona, USA.>Read More