What Are The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Health and Wellness

If you need for a moment of relaxation, eliminate muscle ache, relief from chronic back pain (lower or upper back pain) then a session of therapeutic massage therapy can improve your physical condition and emotional well-being. Massage therapy can be an essential part of your overall health, by which you can get the followings:

  • You can reduce different types of pain with the help of different types of massage therapies, such as lower back pain, upper back pain, depression, body parts ache etc.
  • If you take one to two sessions of massage a week, it can reduce joint pain, improve blood circulation, improve lymphatic drainage, reduce muscular tension etc.

A professional massage therapist can tell you the massage you need as per your requirement. Massage therapy can be used for the purpose of treating both chronics as well as acute conditions. A Registered Massage Therapist can work with different types of patients, patients of all ages and conditions, to treat the illness or issues, injury rehabilitation and disability they are undergoing.

Read More About The Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage for Stress, Tension Massage for Relaxation Massage in Managing Pain
Massage for Flexibility Massage Relaxes Muscles Massage for Blood Pressure
Massage for Body Postures Massage for Circulation Massage for Breathing
Massage for Immune System Massage for POR Massage for Injury

Widely Used Massage Types and Techniques

Trigger Point Therapy Swedish Massage Deep Tissue Massage
Sports Massage Reflexology Massage Cranial Sacral Massage
Hot Stone Massage Pregnancy Massage Geriatric Massage

Enhanced Massage / Enhanced Therapies

Aromatherapy Massage Deep Muscle Therapy Sugar Foot Scrub Therapy

So What Exactly The Massage Is?

Massage is one of the most popular and oldest healing arts in the world. Massage therapy is also a part of alternative medicine. Studies found that massage therapy has been used date back 3,000 years in China. Also, ancient Egyptians, Persians and Hindus sometimes applied massage as therapy and its different forms for improving health and reducing different pains. Some of the papers also written by Hippocrates on massage therapy and its uses, like rubbing as well as friction for different joints and circulatory issues. Massage Therapists, these days, use their knowledge and skills in physiology as well as anatomy, including traditional Swedish Massage and Modern Massage, with other styles of massage therapy. They often apply alternative therapies to treat their patients. There has been a variety of research published in different national and international journals, proving the benefits of massage therapy for different conditions.

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About the Author: Kabbyik

Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of Yoga2all.com. He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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