Types of massage therapies
Types of massage therapies – ETHOS HEALTH CARE
There are many kinds of massage therapy. Some popular therapies are listed below:
Swedish massage Therapy – This massage is primarily meant for relaxation. It is most popular and common type of massage.
Hot Stone Massage – It is good for relieving muscle tension. It helps to loosen and warm tight muscles
Thai Massage – Compressions and stretches are used in the performance of this massage. It improves the range of motion and flexibility.
Aromatherapy Massage – One or more plant oils or essential oils that have a pleasant aroma are added to the massage. It is most suited to relieving emotion related stresses.
Deep Tissue Massage – It is used for recovery from injury, postural problems, repetitive strain, painful or tight muscles.
Pregnancy Massage – reduces anxiety, stress and depression, relieves pains and aches and decreases swelling.
Sports Massage – It increases flexibility and loosens muscles. It is effective in preventing and treating injury and enhancing athletic performance.
Shiatsu – It uses finger pressure in a rhythmic sequence on what are known as acupressure points that are on the body.
Reflexology – This massage is done on certain specific points on the foot. It is good for people who spend most of their time standing
Back Massage – This massage is done on the muscles of the back and the neck to relieve aches and pains of the back and the neck.