What is Therapeutic Massage?
Therapeutic Massage is a form of alternative medicine that helps to instantly relax your muscles and increase the blood flow to your brain. It does not have any prerequisites and is safe when administered by a highly trained massage therapist. Most Therapeutic Massages help to restore normal functioning of the joints and enhances musculoskeletal movements. It also benefits the circulatory, nervous and the lymphatic systems without any adverse effects. Research shows that this therapy has proved to provide long lasting relief for chronic illnesses.
When is it ideal to have Therapeutic Massage?
This therapy can be opted for to achieve:
- Stress relief
- Recovery after surgery
- Chronic pain
- General health management
- Before and after playing sports
How does this therapy work?
Initially the patient needs to have a confidential consultation with their therapist. After this the patient is made to relax in a separate room and is prepared for massage. The massage is done by gently applying pressure on the treatment points in circular motions. High quality natural oils are used for this purpose. Once the allocated amount of time has elapsed, the patient’s treatment is finished. Such sessions must be continued for 2 weeks or more to see a real change.
Benefits of Therapeutic Massage
This therapy is known to relieve chronic pain and increase the quality of life many fold, especially for the disabled as it maintains general tissue health. Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are known to relax after this treatment. These massages are also known to help release endorphins (Happy Hormone) in the brain consequently reducing the chances of depression.
Therapeutic Massage is now a formally recognized profession which now takes years to train for. It scientifically mobilises soft tissue and bodily fluids to result in an enhanced rejuvenated state of the body. The different types of Therapeutic Massage include rehabilitation, relaxation, sports, Deep tissue and anti-stress massages.