Massage therapy is a great way to help you with both physical and mental relief. Although some people may not turn to massage therapy immediately it is a great way to help you without using any medications and can achieve the release that you need.
Massage therapy dates back thousands of years. There are many references to massage that appear in ancient writings from China, Japan, India, and Egypt. Massage therapy is the practice to work on muscle and other soft tissues to help you physically feel better. There are many types of different massages that can help you improve. The most common type of massage today is Swedish massage. Swedish massage uses techniques such as long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration, and tapping. Another common practice is sports massage which combines techniques of Swedish massage and deep tissue massage to release chronic muscle tension. It’s adapted to the needs of athletes. Myofascial trigger point therapy focuses on trigger points areas that are painful when pressed and are associated with pain elsewhere in the body.