Massage

By: Body Massage Therapy  31-May-2011
Keywords: Massage, Massage Therapy, Remedial Massage

RELAXATION MASSAGE - A smooth, flowing style that promotes general relaxation, improves circulation, range of movement and relieves muscular tension. The art of relaxation massage is being able to slowly relax the person while maintaining a smooth flow of strokes. May be referred to as Swedish Massage.

 

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE - Includes components of Relaxation Massage combined with techniques for dealing with tight muscles which are causing general fatigue and pain. Deep Tissue Massage deals with painful conditions on a therapeutic level and may involve concentrating on a particular region of the body associated with the discomfort. Broadly speaking, the body may be segmented into the following regions for treatment: neck, shoulders, upper back, mid back, hips and lower back, arms and legs.

REMEDIAL MASSAGE - Includes components of Relaxation Massage and Deep Tissue Massage with additional techniques enabling the manipulation of the soft tissues and treatment of muscular dysfunction to a specific area of the body. Specific assessment and treatment procedures are performed from a clinical perspective and may involve considerable history taking and diagnostic analysis.

SPORTS MASSAGE - Includes components of Relaxation Massage and Deep Tissue Massage with additional massage techniques ideal for treating the sports athlete during the training program and before or after activity. Also deals with common sports injuries.

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Back Massage, Body Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Massage, Massage Therapist, Massage Therapy, Remedial Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy