The main techniques used in massage therapy are kneading, rolling, vibration, percussive and tapping, these maneuvers are necessary to manipulate the body’s soft tissues. The best tools a massage therapist can use it herself, using hands, elbows or feet to administer the treatment provides the most effective results. The four key benefits from having a professional massage are ease of mobility, an instant drop in stress, a gradual growth in focus and pain relief; below we go further in depth of how each area is impacted.
To encourage ease of mobility we recommend a Deep Tissue massage, this reaches deep into the sub-layer of musculature and fascia. The benefits of this are it may help rehabilitate normal circulation and restore the functions of a normal digestive system.
Massage also helps to help break down the build-up of toxins and waste in your muscles, by improving the range of motion in the joints, we can help relax painful muscles that may have been having you feel tense and including to your stress.
To help with focus and concentration, massaging can target muscle tension and loosen the immobility between tight muscles to encourage blood flow, when we relieve the muscles you’ll notice a greater flow of oxygen to the brain, the benefits of this are enhanced work productivity and sleep quality.
By manipulating the body’s muscles and tissue, a massage can also improve the immune system through improving the lymphatic system for greater lymph flow; the main benefit achieved from this is the release of endorphins like dopamine and serotonin.