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A licensed massage therapist performs a massage which is a healing therapy. In order to help in healing of your body the massage therapist take about twelve months of training so as to be certified in diagnosing certain things. Hands, elbows, forearms, feet and fingers are the common application of massage techniques. The different types of massage include; acupressure, aquatic body work, ashiatsu, ayurvedic massage, bio-mechanical stimulation massage, foot massage among many others. A body rub is an alternative method to massage 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.

Performing of foot massage is done on the sole of the feet in order to result to recreation or relaxation. Foot massage is carried because there are some specific points of the feet that correlate to the various body organs. 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. Special hand held mechanical vibrations devices are used for the biomechanical stimulation. Beauty centers, medical areas, competitive sports, fitness and rehabilitation centers are some of the areas in which biomechanical stimulation is offered.

Improving of muscle performance, coordination and balance is what biomechanical stimulation seeks to offer. A therapy that uses a gentle approach to release tension in the body by touch the skull, face and spine is known as craniosacral therapy. An aquatic body work is the diverse set of massage and body work is performed in water. Acupressure is a principle concept that is based on the concept of life energy that flows throughout the body.

Clearing of blockages is the main aim of acupressure which basically involves application of physical pressure to the points of acupuncture. 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.

Reflexology also known as zone therapy is defined as the application of pressure to the feet and hands. Its not a must to use lotion or oil in zone therapy as there are specific thumb, finger and hand techniques. Different equipment’s and facilities are used in order for the massage to be a success. 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. Dry-water massage tables requires the use of water jets in order to perform the muscle massage to clients.

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