What is Massage Therapy?


Massage therapy is the movement soft tissues through touch. The philosophy of massage is to help the body heal itself. Massage usually involves applying touch with some degree pressure and movement. Massage therapy can be done on all ages of people.


History of Massage Therapy


Massage therapy has been around since ancient times. 4,000 year old Chinese medical text, talk about massage. Massage has continued to be used throughout the years, to help people heal. Different types of massage can be found all over the world. Each type of massage therapy tends to do things in different ways.

Types of Massage Therapy


Swedish Massage Therapy


Aromatherapy Massage


Hot Stone Massage


Deep Tissue Massage


Shiatsu Massage


Thai Massage


Pregnancy Massage


Reflexology Massage


Sports Massage



20 Benefits of Massage Therapy


  1. aids relaxation
  2. relieve muscle tension/ stiffness
  3. discomfort during pregnancy
  4. reduces pain and swelling
  5. reduces scar tissue
  6. Reduces muscle spasms
  7. joint flexibility/ range of motion
  8. Enhances athletic performance
  9. injuries
  10. Promotes easier breathing
  11. Improves circulation of blood/ lymph fluids
  12. Reduces blood pressure
  13. relieve headaches
  14. health of skin
  15. Improves posture
  16. Strengthens immune system
  17. musculoskeletal problems
  18. Post operative rehabilitation
  19. Rehabilitation
  20. Decreases chronic pain



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