Massage therapy is an ever-booming industry providing treatment for individuals with many unique reasons for seeking treatment. This form of treatment, that was viewed as an indulgence by some, is now being recognized an essential aspect of the healing process. Through the manual manipulation of soft tissues, which include muscles, tendons and ligaments, massage works to increase blood and lymph circulation and to release and regulate tension within the soft tissues. This form of treatment has helped individuals with various conditions. It can be used to treat sport injuries, whiplash, and immobility issues, just to name a few.
Massage has many benefits including releasing muscular tension, increasing circulation, and providing relaxation for the body. It can help reduce swelling, relieve tension headaches, provide pain relief and release those stubborn knots that have been throbbing in your shoulder (I know you know the one I’m talking about!). Another benefit of treatment is that it can help to reduce stress in the body. Many of us hold onto our stress somewhere in our body, typically our shoulders and neck get the worst of it. This constant stress leads to soreness and tension. With the use of massage, it helps provide a relaxed state for the body so that healing can occur and release some of the physical side effects that stress takes on.
Massage therapy is very versatile and is meant to fit your needs. Every person receives a treatment that is meant to fit his or her body but that doesn’t mean it is the same every time. No one knows your body better than you, so listen to it. Letting pain or tension reside without doing something about it will only makes it worse. It is typically recommended to receive massage therapy treatment once a month but in some cases more regularly treatment may be required to reach your health goals. A treatment plan can be established with your massage therapist to make sure you are on the right track to get the best results.
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