Massage and Body Rub Services
A massage is a healing therapy that is done by a licensed massage therapist. A massage therapist takes about twelve months of training and is certified to diagnose certain things in order to help in healing of the body. The common application of massage techniques include with hands, elbows, forearms, feet and fingers. Acupressure, aquatic body work, ashiatsu, ayurvedic massage, bio-mechanical stimulation massage, foot massage are the different types of massage. However there’s an alternative method to massage which is a body rub and is meant for relaxation of the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of a person. No training is required in order to perform a body rub.
The main aim of foot massage is recreation and relaxation which is performed on the sole of the feet. The various body organs are related to some specific points of the feet thus foot massage is carried out. Thus through foot massage, stimulation of the different body organs can cause significant reduction in pain. In addition foot massage results to promotion of better sleep and reduced fatigue. The term used for the localized biomechanical oscillation methods in which the local muscle groups are stimulated directly through the associated tendons is biomechanical stimulation. The use of special hand held mechanical vibrations devices are involved in biomechanical stimulation. The following areas offer biomechanical stimulation; beauty centers, medical areas, competitive sports, fitness and rehabilitation centers.
Not only does biomechanical stimulation offer improvement of muscle performance but also Improve coordination and balance. Craniosacral therapy is a therapy that uses a gentle approach to release tension in the body by touch the skull, face and spine. The method of massage that uses a diverse set of massage and body work performed in water is referred to as aquatic body work. A principle concept that is based on the concept of life energy that flows throughout the body is defined as acupressure.
The acupuncture points include palm, fingers, elbows and toes and acupressure aims to clear the blockages. Medical conditions such as nausea, vomiting, tension headaches, stomach ache among others have been managed by acupressure. Techniques involved in active release type of massage is actually a form of deep tissue manipulation.
The application of pressure to the feet and hands is defined as reflexology or zone therapy. Specific thumb, finger and hand techniques can be found in reflexology without necessarily using lotion or oil. On top of the types and methods of massage there are different facilities and equipment’s used. The equipment’s and facilities used include; dry-water massage tables, warm water therapy pools, massage tables and chairs, cremes, lotions, gels and oils, massage tools ad vichy showers. So as to carry out muscle massage to clients then water jets are used in dry-water massage tables.