>> Massage Therapy
therapy is the systematized manipulation of soft tissues
for the purpose of normalizing them. Practitioners use a variety
of physical methods including applying fixed or movable pressure,
holding, or causing movement to the body. Therapists primarily
use their hands, but may also use their forearms, elbows,
or feet. The basic goal of massage therapy is to help the
body heal itself and to increase health and well-being.
is the core ingredient of massage therapy and also combines
science and art. Practitioners learn specific techniques for
massage and use their sense of touch to determine the right
amount of pressure to apply to each person and locate areas
of tension and other soft-tissue problems. Touch also conveys
a sense of caring, an important component in the healing relationship.
muscles are overworked, waste products such as lactic acid
can accumulate in the muscle, causing soreness, stiffness,
and even muscle spasm.
improves circulation, which increases blood flow, bringing
fresh oxygen to body tissues. This can assist the elimination
of waste products, speed healing after injury, and enhance
recovery from disease. Therapeutic massage can be used to
promote general well-being and enhance self-esteem, while
boosting the circulatory and immune systems to benefit blood
pressure, circulation, muscle tone, digestion, and skin tone.
It has been incorporated into many health systems, and different
massage techniques have been developed and integrated into
various complementary therapies.
Alternative Medicine, Holistic medicine, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda,
Diet Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Humor Therapy, Hydrotherapy,
Light Therapy, Meditation, Music Therapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming,
NLP, Pet Therapy, Reiki, Shiatsu, Sound Therapy, Yoga