WHAT KIND OF MASSAGE DO I NEED?
Most people whom never had massage therapy by a Licensed Massage therapist before think there is only one kind of massage. The truth is there are several types. Your therapist will have questions for you and depending on your answer will tell you what massage is best for you.
Stress-Reducing Massage Therapy is an important part of preventative medicine. This kind of massage is designed for improving the patients general well being and reducing everyday tension, especially mental stress and emotional instability.
The accumulation of stress produces permanent anxiety, sometimes just on the subconscious level, and puts the body “on the physical and emotional edge” As a result of this, well balanced relations between different systems and parts of the body are deeply affected. Thus, psychic conflict is converted into la large variety of somatic and visceral disorders. Modern medicine considers stress as on of the main triggers for many major diseases in the human body. Accumulation of stress also makes individual susceptible to infections, psychological problems and accidental injuries.
Therapeutic Massage Therapy is a more sophisticated method of massage treatment compared to Stress-Reducing Massage Therapy. The full arsenal of massage techniques are used during a session. This treatment is usually performed on the affected part of the body in a single session. It is recommended that additional sessions are scheduled in varying time periods so the body has a chance to rest and recuperate.
Therapeutic massage therapy is a key method of preventive therapy as well as an important part of medical massage therapy treatment. Therapeutic massage therapy has numerous positive effects on the various functions of the human body. It reduces muscular tension, improves peripheral blood circulation and lymph drainage, unloads the cardiac system, normalizes pulmonary function, supports the digestive system, etc. It also stimulates or sedates the central nervous system and therefore affects the patient's mental and emotional status.
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