What is Massage Therapy?


Massage therapy is the practice of manipulating muscular and soft tissue to release tension and toxins. There are many types of massages including: Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, and medical massages.  Each massage uses various techniques that help people heal faster. Therapists often practice with the intent of filling clients with positive energy. They cater massages for each individual client in order to guide them towards better health and relaxation.

Some of the issues that massage therapy works to relieve are:

  • Poor Circulation

  • Sciatic Pain

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Joint Flexibility, muscle mobility

  • Spasm and cramping muscles

People often underestimate the power of massage, especially with paired with cupping therapy. Tools such as these make massage great for recovery after strenuous activity including weight lifting and marathon running.