A healing therapy that is done by a licensed massage therapist is referred to as a massage. 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. Hands, elbows, forearms, feet and fingers are the common application of massage techniques. There are different types of massage and they include acupressure, aquatic body work, ashiatsu, ayurvedic massage, bio-mechanical stimulation massage, foot massage among many others. The purpose of a body rub is to result in relaxation of the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of a person as it’s an alternative of massage. People who perform body rubs don’t require any training.
Foot massage is performed on the soles of the feet and is performed for the purposes of recreation and relaxation. 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. The localized biomechanical oscillation methods in which the local muscle groups are stimulated directly through the associated tendons is known as biomechanical stimulation. Special hand held mechanical vibrations devices are used for the biomechanical stimulation. A variety of areas offers biomechanical stimulation which includes 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. Craniosacral therapy is a therapy that uses a gentle approach to release tension in the body by touch the skull, face and spine. An aquatic body work is the diverse set of massage and body work is performed in water. A principle concept that is based on the concept of life energy that flows throughout the body is defined as acupressure.
The acupuncture points include palm, fingers, elbows and toes and acupressure aims to clear the blockages. Medical conditions such as nausea, vomiting, tension headaches, stomach ache among others have been managed by acupressure. 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. Its not a must to use lotion or oil in zone therapy as there are specific thumb, finger and hand techniques. Different equipment’s and facilities are used in order for the massage to be a success. The equipment’s and facilities used include; dry-water massage tables, warm water therapy pools, massage tables and chairs, cremes, lotions, gels and oils, massage tools ad vichy showers. So as to carry out muscle massage to clients then water jets are used in dry-water massage tables.