Massage and Body Rub Services
A massage is a healing therapy that is done by a licensed massage therapist. In order to help in healing of your body the massage therapist take about twelve months of training so as to be certified in diagnosing certain things. The common application of massage techniques include with hands, elbows, forearms, feet and fingers. The different types of massage include; acupressure, aquatic body work, ashiatsu, ayurvedic massage, bio-mechanical stimulation massage, foot massage among many others. A body rub is an alternative method to massage and is meant for relaxation of the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of a person. Body rubs can be performed by anyone as it doesn’t require any training.
The main aim of foot massage is recreation and relaxation which is performed on the sole of the feet. Massage of the feet is done because there are some specific points that relate to the various body organs. Significant reduction of pain in the different body organs are resulted when foot massage is done. Reduced fatigue and promotion to better sleep is also another benefit of performing foot massage. Biomechanical stimulation is referred to the term used for the localized biomechanical oscillation methods in which the local muscle groups are stimulated directly through the associated tendons. The use of special hand held mechanical vibrations devices are involved in biomechanical stimulation. The following areas offer biomechanical stimulation; beauty centers, medical areas, competitive sports, fitness and rehabilitation centers.
Not only does biomechanical stimulation offer improvement of muscle performance but also Improve coordination and balance. A therapy that uses a gentle approach to release tension in the body by touch the skull, face and spine is known as craniosacral therapy. An aquatic body work is the diverse set of massage and body work is performed in water. Acupressure is a principle concept that is based on the concept of life energy that flows throughout the body.
The acupuncture points include palm, fingers, elbows and toes and acupressure aims to clear the blockages. The use of acupressure to manage various medical conditions include; nausea, vomiting, tension headaches and stomach ache. Techniques involved in active release type of massage is actually a form of deep tissue manipulation.
The application of pressure to the feet and hands is defined as reflexology or zone therapy. There are specific thumb, finger and hand techniques without necessarily using lotion or oil in zone therapy. So that the different types and methods of massage are facilitated there are various equipment’s and facilities used. Dry-water massage tables, warm water therapy pools, massage tables and chairs, cremes, lotions, gels and oils, massage tools ad vichy showers are some of the equipment’s and facilities used. The massage tables that use dry-water are required to have water jets in order to perform the muscle massage to clients.