There are so many different types of massages, there is no wonder it is so popular now. Massaging has healing properties for people of all ages, gender, and health conditions. Whether it be newborn massage or prenatal(pregnancy)massage, everyone will love to get one. Some of the more popular types of massages are Shiatsu, Deep-Tissue(NMT), and Swedish.
The benefits you receive from a massage are so numerous, you simply need to get one and you’ll realize why you have to keep going. The Shiatsu massage is more like point work. With this massage you will feel the therapist applying pressure to specific areas on the body, usually with a thumb and may include reflexology on your feet. It’s helpful with stress relief, releasing toxins, balance ki (chi) and blood circulation. Deep Tissue massage is mostly used for trouble areas. It focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. This massage is great for stiff necks, kinks in the back or neck area, any tightness or knots you may feel. Great for people suffering from Fibromyalgia, postural problems, and Osteoarthritis. Afterwards, you may feel soreness, but definitely feel better after.
The most popular massage is the Swedish. This is the one people usually get for relaxation and stress relief. It consists of medium pressure to deep pressure to trouble spots. It is helpful in reducing pain, join mobility, and relieving stress. Great for a first time massage getter.
Massages help you sleep better, remain calmer, and relieve stress. Just keep in mind to drink plenty of water after a massage, you want to help flush the toxins out of your body. A massage will usually range in price from $45-100 an hour, and well worth every penny. If you haven’t ever gotten one, what are you waiting for? Go get one, you can thank me later !