massage therapies

The Definition of Massage Therapy

 

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation primarily using manual techniques such as applying fixed or movable pressure to muscles and body tissues. The basic philosophy of massage therapy embraces the concept Vis Medicatrix Naturae, ‘aiding the ability of the body to heal itself.’

Massage also treats:

Insomnia, muscular tension, headaches and migraines, repetitive strain injury, depression, arthritis, eating disorders, digestive dysfunction, pre-natal pregnancy conditions, fibrositis, spondylitis, frozen shoulder, whiplash, injuries from sports and dancing.

The results include the following benefits: