Massage therapy has benefits ranging from general relaxation to helping patients with chronic pain. I personally use massage for chronic pain, and the other benefits are just perks of the process.
Deep tissue massage targets the deep layers of muscle with gentle, sustained AND firm, intense pressure. Holistic massage uses broad, general strokes with more moderate pressure. Both have benefits.
Want a hot stone massage but can't afford one? Here are some great tips and tricks on how to give yourself or each other great hot stone massages.
A good massage is more than just a simple back rub. Finding the right massage can make a big difference in how feel, both during and after.
Massage therapy is a profession dealing with aches and pains in the body with different levels of pressure and techniques. The pressure may sometimes lead to pain or discomfort during or after the massage, but it is important to identify what you are experiencing and what is the cause.
This article is about massage therapy for people with osteoarthritis. Clinical studies have proven massage therapy provides pain relief and improved range of motion.
Long, cold nights and short, cold days—all you want to do during winter is to stay in and curl up on the sofa with a hot drink. Have you considered having a massage with a hot herbal compress?
Do you ever wonder if your massage therapist cares whether you shaved your legs, or if it's rude to ask for more or less pressure? This article will answer some questions that you have always wondered!
So, you've been thinking about visiting your local massage studio? You've heard wonderful things about the healing power of massage, the remarkable health benefits (both physical and mental)...but you're not sure if your self-confidence is going to...
Massage is a natural way to ease many health concerns. Stress, poor body alignment, overwork, and injury can all be mitigated through different types of massage on various points of the body.
Thai spas are becoming more and more popular in many cities. Besides traditional Thai massage, Thai spas offer a variety of other massages and beauty treatments.
Have you ever wondered how to give a back massage? Giving a great massage is easy when you learn some basic techniques.
Massage lubricants come in various types to help therapists perform different techniques. Each has its own pros and cons that create a different experience in a massage.
Massage times and the issue of lateness on both sides, therapists and clients alike, can be confusing. It’s important to understand what session times generally mean and what the industry considers late, as well as how that impacts the rest of the massage.
Massage therapy is performed worldwide with most practitioners using different techniques that dictate how much of the body will be undraped. This creates uncertainty for clients in how much clothing they should remove before getting under the sheets but there are ways of reducing this anxiety.