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What Are The Different Therapeutic Massage Techniques?

Most of the people use therapeutic massage as synonym of  deep tissue massage. In fact, it makes sense as deep tissue massage is one of the modalities of the therapeutic massage. Both work on the soft tissue muscles in order to reduce pain and give relaxation and comfort.

Therapeutic Massage
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Massage therapy is often used to treat the following pain areas:

  • Back and Neck
  • Tension and Headache
  • Muscles cramps
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction…and the list goes on.

In body massage spa the therapists specialize in different types of therapeutic massage other than deep tissue so that you will get you a lot of relief from chronic pain. Besides, they often upgrade their techniques through various training in order to serve you more services than they generally do.

In this article, we will discuss therapeutic massage techniques in great detail.

Swedish Massage
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  • Sweedish Massage

Sweedish Massage techniques involve flowing, kneading and passive joint movement techniques that help to reduce tensions and gives you relaxation from immense pain. It helps to increase the blood and lymph circulation throughout our body.

  • Reflexology

There are certain reflex areas on the feet and hands that are connected to a specific organ. By applying pressure to these reflex areas will remove any blockage and make you feel relax.

  • Neuromuscular Massage

If you have pain in your lower back for a long time, then you need to have a neuromuscular massage. It is also called trigger point myotherapy that can reduce muscle cramps within 10 minutes.

  • Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy is a treatment used by a massage therapist in order to manipulate the joint in the cranium or skull, parts of the pelvis and the spine to treat disease.

Hot Stone Massage Therapy
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  • Hot Stone Massage Therapy

This therapy session generally resumes for 90 minutes in which the therapist uses large and small heated stones to melt away your tension and stress resulting in deep relaxation.

Massage therapy is often offered in many spa, salons or wellness centres. Soe life insurance companies also cover massage therapy services into their terms. In those massage centres assisted stretching helps you to mould your body to a different body structure. Check out here what are the different stretching techniques available in the stretch therapy so that you not only get peace of mind but also work on strengthening problem areas.