The term massage therapy is used when talking about health and healing practices that involve touch and movement. It is a profession in which the therapist applies some manual techniques, and may apply at adjunctive therapies. These techniques when useful have the sole purpose of trying to positively affect the health and well-being of the client.
The purpose of massage therapy is to stop, develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain. It is also a clinically oriented health option with undeniable result in relief from an array of discomforts that include stress, muscular overuse and many other chronic pain syndromes.
If employed early enough after accidents involving trauma and injury, massage therapy can greatly reduce the development of painful muscular patterning. Best healing practice is providing by Spinewise Massage Therapy in Bowmanville.
What the massage counselor will do is press, stroke, rub to try and manipulate the muscles and other soft tissue with particular focus on muscles and pressure points. Pressing and reflexology different areas of the body to relieve pain, relax, stimulate, and tone the body. This will often happen using various pressure and movement. The therapist use their hands, fingers, forms, elbows, and sometimes feet.