Therapeutic Massage: A Healing Touch for Body and Spirit

Therapeutic Massage: A Healing Touch for Body and Spirit

Got stressed after an all-day work? Do you feel like you are carrying the burdens of the world on your shoulders? If so, then why don’t you consider a relaxing and enjoyable touching experience in the hands of professional massage therapists? A therapeutic massage after all is widely practiced and is highly available these days. But what is a therapeutic massage? A therapeutic massage is in the first place a healing technique of stroking or kneading the soft bodily tissues….

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Sports Massage

Sports Massage

I guess may of you have heard about sports massage and its techniques and benefits. But, although everything about sports massage has already been said, there is nothing much nicer than continue learning new things about the massage and reviewing what you have learned from it. It is for this fact that this article is written. Sports massage, as you may know, is a form of massage that is applied for sports purposes, hence the name. It is the technique…

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Things you should know before carving a career in Massage therapy

Things you should know before carving a career in Massage therapy

Massage therapy clinics have become the haven where people stay during weekends to get that much-needed relaxation. And with much publicity from celebrities in Hollywood, it has become part of the American lifestyle. With the onslaught of massage therapy clinics in the country, more and more people are considering a career in it. After all, the pay not be as high but people will be raking in a lot in tips for good service. In fact, people who work in…

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The benefits of massage therapy

The benefits of massage therapy

It may only have exploded in recent years but the practice of massage therapy dates back to the time of Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine. And that is about 4000 years ago. In a clear reference to massaging, Hippocrates wrote in one of his medical notes that physicians must know the practice of ‘rubbing.’ Now, massage therapy cannot just be called as ‘rubbing.’ With most of the young Hollywood getting a massage or two every week, it has become the…

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Aromatherapy Is a Unique Form of Massage Therapy

Aromatherapy Is a Unique Form of Massage Therapy

Aromatherapy is a unique form of massage therapy because of the oils that are used during a session. The therapist may use one from more than 90 oils to provide psychological and physical benefits to the body. Most of the oils used for aromatherapy come from natural ingredients. Examples of these include herbs, milk powders, hydrosols, sea salts, sugars, clays and mud. It is frowned upon when some use synthetic ingredients. It is widely practiced in the US and in…

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A Choice between Swedish and Ayurvedic Massage Methods

A Choice between Swedish and Ayurvedic Massage Methods

Various influences in massage therapy have cropped up leading to the creation of several methods that differ in techniques but offer the same health benefits. The Swedish and Ayurvedic massage both have different origins and use contrasting styles but contribute a lot to achieve a healthy and relaxed body. With all the kinds of massage therapy programs available today, it has become really difficult for people to choose. The Swedish Massage, which is also known as the classic or traditional…

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