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What is a massage therapy

Massages therapy is not a fairly new kind of form therapy. It dates back all the way to the ancient times of China and Egypt. Then, massage therapy was viewed as medical practice. Massage therapy slowly moved it’s way West and increased in demand with its health benefits.

What is massage therapy?

Massage therapy is the manual manipulation of soft body tissues to enhance a person’s health and well-being. Nowadays, you no longer have to get massages at local spas. You can head to your local chiropractor, like us, to  get a massage therapy. Massage therapy will be something you look forward to all week to help you heal and help your health.

Massage Therapy Benefits

There are plenty of massage therapy benefits that can come from receiving any type of massage. Massage therapy is considered part of alternative medicine. It can be combined with normal medical treatment to help with a variety of medical conditions. Here are some ways massage therapy helps individuals:

  • Relieves stress
  • Helps with anxiety
  • Reduces pain
  • Improves sleep
  • Prevents swelling from injury or post surgery
  • Helps immune system

Massage therapy options.

Massage therapy comes in all forms and styles that are tailored to improve your trouble spots. There is a range of over 80 different types of massage therapy styles. Having that many options can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know the purpose of each. Here are some of the different options we offer and the massage therapy benefits of each:  

Deep tissue

A deep tissue massage tackles the painful points on your body. It starts slow and adds pressure on trouble spot deep under you skin. Deep tissue massage can help individuals who have chronic pains and muscle injuries.

Swedish massage

It is one of the most common kind of all massages. Swedish massages use softer strokes focusing on the top muscles layers. It help relieve stress by relaxing muscle tensions.

Pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage is any kind of massage during pregnancy and after pregnancy. There are special tables designed for a women’s belly or cushions. The benefits are pregnancy massage is helping prevent depression before and after birth.

Hot stone

A hot stone massage is where a professional applies warm stones on certain points. The stones can be left on the pain points or they can be used as a tool. This type of massage is beneficial for relaxing the body.

Sugar Scrub

Sugar scrub massages are both beneficial your skin and muscles. This type of massage uses an body scrub made from an abrasive material that exfoliates your body while smoothing out tensions.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy massage is a Swedish massage with essential oils. Each different scent of essential oil comes helps with a specific health aspect. The benefits for an aromatherapy massage includes improved sleep, stress relief and help with depression.

No matter what pain relief you might need , massage therapy  can be incorporated with your current lifestyle and medication. Don’t forget about massage therapy benefits! Make sure to give us a call today to get your appointment set up today!