Massage therapy is defined as control of soft tissues like muscles, tendons, and ligaments to improve a person’s overall health. Massage techniques are applied to the body with the help of fingers, hands, feet or elbows. In massage therapy, we applied pressure on the body that helps in relieving stress or pain of body. Many Researchers have studied the effects of massage for many conditions such as pain, cancer, mental health, HIV/AIDS, Fibromyalgia, Headaches, and many other conditions. Massage therapy is very beneficial for those patients who suffer from anxiety and depression. Massage therapy helps in treating both chronic and acute conditions. Massage therapists do the following things:
- Talk with clients about the medical history and about symptoms.
- Controls muscles and other soft tissues of the body.
- It provides training and guidance to the clients to improve their body posture.
Massage therapists specialized in many different types of massages. Swedish massage, deep-tissue massage, and sports massage are few of the many modalities of massage therapy. The type of massage provided depends on the client’s conditions. Elderly clients, pregnant women and those recovering from a severe injury receive different treatments than athletes or seeking relaxation.Massage therapists work in a different type of environments, including spas and hospitals, and small businesses.