Body Rub and Massage Services
A licensed massage therapist performs a massage which is a healing therapy. 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. Hands, elbows, forearms, feet and fingers are the common application of massage techniques. Acupressure, aquatic body work, ashiatsu, ayurvedic massage, bio-mechanical stimulation massage, foot massage are the different types of massage. A body rub is an alternative method to massage and is meant for relaxation of the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of a person. People who perform body rubs don’t require any training.
The main aim of foot massage is recreation and relaxation which is performed on the sole of the feet. Massage of the feet is done because there are some specific points that relate to the various body organs. Significant reduction of pain in the different body organs are resulted when foot massage is done. Reduced fatigue and promotion to better sleep is also another benefit of performing foot massage. 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.
Improving of muscle performance, coordination and balance is what biomechanical stimulation seeks to offer. A gentle approach that is used to release tension in the body by light touching of the skull, face and spine is referred to as craniosacral therapy. When a diverse set of massage and body work is performed in water its referred to as aquatic bodywork. Acupressure is a principle concept that is based on the concept of life energy that flows throughout the body.
Pressure is applied to the points of acupuncture such as palm, fingers, elbows and toes which aims in clearing of 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 other term for reflexology is zone therapy which is the application of pressure to the feet and hands. Specific thumb, finger and hand techniques can be found in reflexology without necessarily using lotion or oil. So that the different types and methods of massage are facilitated there are various equipment’s and facilities used. Some of the facilities include; dry-water massage tables, warm water therapy pools, massage tables and chairs, cremes, lotions, gels and oils, massage tools and vichy showers. The massage tables that use dry-water are required to have water jets in order to perform the muscle massage to clients.