Category: Massage

 
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Massage Therapy As Complimentary Alternartive Medice

MASSAGE THERAPY AS COMPLIMENTARY ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE Massage therapy is a broad term that encompasses a wide variety of procedures and methods of pressing, rubbing and manipulating muscles and other soft body tissues such as tendons, ligaments, skin and connective tissues. The main objective of massage therapy is to relax the soft tissues while promoting an … Read More

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Massage Therapy Vs. Chiropractic Therapy

MASSASGE THERAPY VS. CHIROPRACTICTIC THERAPY If you are anything like me, you probably prefer staying away from providers of conventional Western medicine as much as possible and I cannot say that I blame you. Although I have full medical coverage for that “you never know when you might need it” time of my life, I … Read More

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Dysfunctions Responding To Clinical Massage

Occasionally referred to as an orthopedic massage, Clinical massage is an entire array of manipulation techniques designed to assess and then to minister to soft tissue injuries and these may include but are not limited to: massage therapy, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, muscle-energy techniques, craniosacral therapy, deep tissue massage and so on. The Clinical … Read More

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The Balinese Massage Therapy

THE BALINESE MASSAGE THERAPY Having originated on the exotic island of Bali, the Balinese massage therapy is one of a number of ancient traditional massage techniques of Indonesia which had been carried down from one generation to another as a method of curing a wide variety of complaints. The Balinese massage is extraordinarily unique in … Read More

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Massage Terminology

The following pages will help guide you through the world of Massage Therapy. They include basic terms and types of Massage Therapy. These include some forms not mentioned in or only referred to in the preceding chapters. The list is alphabetical in an attempt to facilitate the process. Acupressure: A method of Chinese Traditional Massage … Read More

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Massage Therapy Methods

According to the American Massage Therapy Association, there are five types of massage that are currently the most popular. These are Swedish Massage, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Shiatsu. All but Shiatsu represent a Western tradition of massage treatments. All rely on specific techniques and intents to produce the best results possible in … Read More

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Basic Types of Massage

EASTERN VS. WESTERN; TRADITIONAL VS. MODERN ECLECTIC Massage therapy initially separates into two basic types: Eastern and Western. The latter form is also referred to as Chinese, Japanese or Asian. While the two formats have commonalities, there are also differences. This is not simply a question of origin. It is a matter of philosophy. Western … Read More

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Massage Education and Training

If you wish to become a qualified massage therapist, you will need to go to school. There is, at the present time, no set path to pursue the career. Unfortunately, training requirements and educational qualifications vary from country to country throughout the world. In fact, the specifications for a massage therapist may even vary within … Read More

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Massage Purpose and Benefits

Massage Therapy is a valid way of improving your life. It is beneficial for you in so many different ways. It is a method that knows no gender, age or race. Touch is an essential part of all our lives. No matter who we are we can benefit from the powers of positive touching or … Read More

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The History of Massage

The history of massage goes back into the ancient past. There are references of it among the records – written and oral, of many different civilizations. ANCIENT MASSAGE The Chinese, the Greeks, the Romans, the Egyptians and the Hindus all provide indications of a form of massage in place as adjutant to or an integral … Read More