Massage aims to manipulate the soft tissues of the body by utilizing a variety of techniques where the depth of pressure is adjusted based on clients needs and preferences. It supports and encourages the body’s natural ability to heal itself.
Massage therapy history dates back thousands of years to ancient cultures that believed in its medical benefits. The practice of using touch as a healing method derives from customs and techniques rooted in ancient history.
Benefits of Massage
Brush aside any thoughts that massage is only a feel-good way to indulge or pamper yourself. To the contrary, massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being, whether you have a specific health condition or are just looking for another stress reliever. Massage can help reduce mental and physical fatigue and stress, release chronic muscular tension and pain, improve circulation, increase joint flexibility, promote faster healing of injured muscular tissue, improve posture, and reduce blood pressure. Massage is also known to promote better sleep, improve concentration, reduce anxiety, and create an overall sense of well-being.