types of massage are there?
Full Body Massage:
Designed primarily for relaxation. It includes a combination of techniques
from different massage modalities, including but not limited to:
Swedish, Oriental and other specialized treatments. The Swedish massage
is probably the best known. If you see a movie or television show with
someone getting a massage, this is usually what they show. The client
is undressed, draped with a towel or sheet, oil is placed on the skin,
and the muscles are kneaded, rubbed, vibrated, or tapped.
A Japanese form of pressure point and muscle pressure designed to
unblock energy forces in the body which allows it to regulate and heal
Point: A treatment for specific problems. Different
combinations of pressure points help relieve specific problem areas in
Massage: A quick way to relax and de-stress. The client sites
fully closed and sessions begin at 10 minutes.
Citizen Massage: There are many health benefits to
massage beyond relaxation. Senior citizens often find increased
feelings of vitality and relief of bodily problems. Be sure and tell
your therapist of any specific physical problems you are experiencing
so he or she knows where to concentrate their efforts for maximum
Focuses on pressure points in the hands and feet. Different areas of
the hands and feet are believed by practitioners to correspond to
particular areas of the body such as organs and appendages. Pressure in
these areas therefore relieves problems in the corresponding area of
the body. Hot paraffin treatments are also available.