Acupressure is often thought of as simply acupuncture without the needles. Acupressure uses gentle to firm finger pressure in the pressure points and meridians. As these acupressure points are stimulated, muscular tension releases, circulation of blood is promoted, and the body’s life force energy is enhanced to aid in healing.
Scrape away the pain with Gua Sha massage. Performing Gua Sha involves taking a spoon or a specific Gua Sha tool and repeatedly rubbing or scraping the tool on the skin over the sore area. This results to releasing of unhealthy elements from injured areas and stimulates blood flow and healing.
Essential oils from plants which help revitalize your skin and lessen pain or irritation in the body are used in aromatherapy massage to re-balance the skin and calm the senses. Stress is relieved and the body is on route to begin its own healing and give a boost to the immune system through a positive and relaxed state of mind and better blood circulation.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage helps to take away tension, muscle stiffness and it also increases circulation and metabolism. This is a natural therapy in which warmed stones are placed on parts of the client’s body of to make the most of the therapeutic benefit. These stones are heated in sanitizing water before use. Hot stone massages are beneficial on both physical and psychological levels.
Swedish massage is a therapy for both physical and emotional well-being. This type of massage can undo knots in your muscles, decrease pain in your body, and increase blood circulation, lymph and metabolic wastes from your muscle tissues. The techniques includes circular pressure applied by the hands and palms of the therapist, firm kneading, percussion-like tapping, bending and stretching.
Lymphatic drainage massage boosts the immune system so, as well as helping the body ward off illness, treatment can facilitate general feelings of health and vitality. It also has a positive physical effect, improving the appearance of the skin and reducing puffiness caused by water retention, poor circulation or pregnancy. As with other massage, it can help with pain from fractures and sprains and rheumatism, and it promotes the body’s own healing mechanisms. Lymphatic drainage massage utilizes very light pressure.