Massage Therapy is the application of various techniques to the muscular structure and soft tissues of the human body as well as the gentle manipulation of joints. Massage Therapy is a vital part of health care and wellness.
Massage Therapy is an essential ingredient in the recipe for wellness. Massage therapy is recognized as one of the oldest forms of healing known, dating back several centuries. About 200 years ago, Sweden’s Per Henrik Ling melded Chinese therapies with traditional local techniques to create what is known throughout the world today as Swedish Massage.
What are the effects of Massage Therapy?
The effects of Massage Therapy are physiological and psycological in nature. Massage increase muscle flexibility and relaxation, it decreases stress levels, reduces pain, increase circulations and it also plays a part in detoxification of the body by lymphatic drainage, massage boosts the immune system and can improve respiratory function. Massage is comforting.