MASSAGE THERAPY... Throughout the centuries massage has been used worldwide to enhance well-being and health. It is used during acute and chronic situations but is also beneficial as a preventative therapy. Babies, moms-to-be, children, and adults may benefit from this therapeutic touch. Usually when we think of massage we think of Swedish massage: a kneading and tapping of the muscles to help increase circulation. Deep tissue massage is more focused and tends to concentrate on areas of tension. Generally a massage session will incorporate a variety of modalities depending on what is needed.
The benefits of massage may include: Stress reduction Increased circulation Greater flexibility & range of motion Detoxification Increased body awareness Reduction of pain