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, TensionMassage for RelaxationMassage in Managing Pain
Massage for FlexibilityMassage Relaxes MusclesMassage for Blood Pressure
Massage for Body PosturesMassage for CirculationMassage for Breathing
Massage for Immune SystemMassage for PORMassage for Injury


Widely Used Massage Types and Techniques

Trigger Point TherapySwedish MassageDeep Tissue Massage
Sports MassageReflexology MassageCranial Sacral Massage
Hot Stone MassagePregnancy MassageGeriatric Massage

Enhanced Massage / Enhanced Therapies

Aromatherapy MassageDeep Muscle TherapySugar 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, a voracious reader and health writer. He is a health & lifestyle journalist. Kabbyik is a yoga enthusiast practicing yoga for last 7-year. He is a certified yoga therapist, a science writer, communicator and journalist. He has been practicing yoga and training people to live a healthy and happy life. Get in touch with him via email: yogatoall2016@gmail.com for any yoga related queries.

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