Massage therapy is a holistic approach to healing and reducing pain throughout the body. There are different types of massages depending on where and how deep the pain is located. There are a few massages available at Elite Healing Massage;
It effectively treats inflammation, redness and facial tension lines. The cold has a very soothing effect on the delicate skin of the face and neck.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage offers all of the benefits of therapeutic massage combined with the healing benefits of heat applied to the body. The heat of the stones relaxes and unwinds soft tissue right down to the bones allowing for easy release of tension and bound up muscles.
Medical massage incorporates a variety of advanced modalities that enhance the body’s natural restorative functioning. Light to firm touch is used to release tension, relax muscles, increase blood and lymph circulation, and impart a sense of calm.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage is for the deeper layers of connective tissue and muscle. Best to target 1 or 2 areas of your choosing per session. Focused to release restricted tissue, relieve chronic pain, break-up scar tissue, and adhesion.
The light to medium pressure helps relieve stress, reduce pain, boost mood and promote relaxation. Myofascial release massage stretches and melts the connective tissue, relieves pain, increases range of motion and improves posture.
Although they all have their own individual techniques, massage therapy, in itself is beneficial to someone’s health and wellness. Here are the 5 benefits of massage therapy:
The body tenses up under stress which can be unhealthy for people going through their day-to-day activities. After a while, it just builds and creates health complications. Massage therapy gives you the time to relax and helps with loosening any tense muscles. It can even aid in digestive problems, sleeplessness, headaches, and lower back pain.
By reducing stress, massage therapy gives the body the help it needs to get back to normal. With consistent massage therapy, it can boost energy levels, reduce pain and even lower blood pressure.
Posture problems occur when working at jobs where chairs or tables aren’t properly aligned. While changing a working space to help with your posture, massage therapy can assist in getting the body back to its proper alignment. Chronic back pain can be caused by having a bad posture. Massage therapy can correct the positions and movements that were developed over time and realign the spine to better support your body.
Strengthens body’s immune system
Having high levels of stress makes people more vulnerable to illness and injury. This can have a negative impact on the body’s immune system if it’s added with any lack of sleep or poor nutrition. Massage therapy activates chemicals in your body that reduces toxins and enhances the body’s ability to deliver nourishment.
It’s all natural. It is a powerful tool that helps the body go back to normal by using pressure points that help relax the body. Massage therapy has holistic healing properties that increase circulation, relieves tension, reduces stress & anxiety, and helps with any digestive disorders. It can even help with fibromyalgia, holistic healing properties through massage, Temporomandibular joint pain and sports injuries.
When considering which massage to get make sure you let a massage therapist know what is causing the pain and where, so they can pick the right option for you. If you happen to choose Elite Healing Massage, we will explain everything you need to know. We are here to provide you with the health and healing benefits from a massage.