MASSAGE THERAPY EDMONTON
What is massage therapy used for?
Massage therapy is used to help manage a health condition or enhance wellness. It involves manipulating the soft tissues of the body. Massage has been practiced in most cultures, both Eastern and Western, throughout human history, and was one of the earliest tools that people used to try to relieve pain.
The goal is to relax the entire body through various techniques such as long, flowing strokes using light to medium pressure. Your session will address such issues as stress, tension and mild to moderate muscle discomfort. Relaxation massage is often recommended for first time massage clients and is excellent for improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
- Improved Sleep
- More Energy
- Better Resistance to Illness
- Better Concentration
- More Patience
Massage therapy focuses on soft tissue manipulation to enhance muscle performance and promote relaxation of the body’s nervous system. The goal of massage therapy is to restore and maintain optimal health and pain free function of the body. It is a natural form of therapy that promotes healing, circulation, and waste reduction in tissues.
Deep tissue massage is a style of massage that is designed to get into the connective tissue of the body, rather than just the surface muscles. A variety of techniques to deeply penetrate the muscles and fascia, loosening them and releasing tension. Many clients have a more intense experience with a deep tissue massage, but also feel that it is more beneficial, because it addresses deep-seated muscle pains.