Massage Therapy: What is it?
By James Sreblowski Massage Therapy is the physical manipulation of soft tissue and joints within the body. Research suggests it is effective in; the promotion of healing for sports injuries and motor vehicle accidents, for suppressing anxiety and depressive type symptoms, and for general maintenance, among many other benefits. Therapists use several working tools and techniques to promote these benefits. Such techniques include effleurage, petrissage, muscle stripping, frictions, and stretching. Furthermore, tools including and not limited to; hot and (or) cold hydrotherapy, acupuncture (if certified), paraffin wax, and kinesiology tape […]