You can practice facial massage at home to release stress and tension. Consider including home face massage as part of your typical self-care routine.
Massage and bodywork can have a positive impact on many individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and may also serve as self-care for caregivers.
Massage can help treat mental health concerns as well as physical issues. Those experiencing PTSD, for example, may benefit greatly from massage therapy.
Palpation techniques, which allow massage practitioners to perform a baseline assessment of a client’s body, make up the cornerstone of any massage therapy practice. Though specific palpation techniques may differ depending on the therapist and on the client’s areas of concern, all typically rely on the extreme sensitivity of a therapist’s hands to analyze tissue … Continue reading “Protocols of Palpation: Basic Methodology to Guide Your Practice”
Massage therapy should never be used as a primary lupus treatment, but it can help relieve symptoms, when a doctor approves its use, in many people with lupus.
Migraine headaches, a common ailment, can be severe and debilitating. Research shows massage therapy may be a promising alternative to migraine medication.
Research is still being conducted, but anecdotal evidence suggests massage therapy shows promise as a beneficial part of chronic care for stroke recovery.
Massage therapy, widely recognized as an effective treatment for injuries and pain, is also known to lead to improved relaxation and greater overall well-being. But massage can be applied broadly, and its benefits are not only physical. Research shows massage therapy can positively impact mental health in a number of ways. One way massage can … Continue reading “The Benefits of Massage Therapy for High-Stress Professions”
A massage should relieve tension and help you relax. If you feel uncomfortable or unsettled after your massage, something may not be quite right.