How often should you get a Massage

How often should you get a Massage
There is many idea to answer to this question. Every person’s needs are different. Just as another person’s diet or exercise regimen may not be right for you, so too you need to find your own massage needs. Your general health, lifestyle, and physical and mental objectives all contribute towards the type and frequency of your massage needs. For example, a professional sportsperson may require a massage almost every day as part of a training program. A person recovering from an injury or suffering from a chronic physical ailment may need a weekly massage. For others, even once a month will be enough. To help you decide on the massage frequency that suits you, consider these factors and how relevant they are to you.

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Deep relax and healthy from Ashiatsu Massage

Deep relax and healthy from Ashiatsu MassageIntroducing new technique massage of Ashiatsu. There is, massage therapist use their body weight and gravity to apply gliding pressure with their feet! – Welcome you to try the service and you will love it. A massage is one of the most relaxing and beneficial therapies available and one such is the Ashiatsu massage. The name is derived from the Japanese “Ashi” (foot) and “Atsu” (pressure).

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Have You Had A Tok-Sen Massage?

Massage is not a one-size-fits-all type of therapy. There are different massage styles to suit a variety of medical and physical needs. Among the various systems, Thai massage offers a wide range of massage therapies to treat a variety of conditions. That is why it is one of the most popular forms of massage in the world. While some of the options are well known, others are less so. That does not mean that they are not as effective of providing treatment and effective relief from specific physical problems. One of the lesser known, but highly effective ones, is Tok-Sen massage.

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Dangers of Amateur Massage

boulder blogMassage involves the application of force and pressure to specific parts of the body to relieve tension and stress,promote relaxation and help in recovering from injuries. A professional massage therapist will know exactly how much force to apply, in what way and for how long so as to maximize the benefits of the massage. However, if the pressure is not applied in the right way to the right places, not only will the massage be unsatisfactory, it could also be hazardous, starting from short term pain to more serious long term injuries. That is why any form of amateur massage can be dangerous. Even if you have had massages from a friend or partner before, on a specific day your body may be more susceptible to injury which neither you or the person giving the massage may be aware of. Or pressure may be accidentally placed on a part of the body that professional therapists avoid because they know the harm that can be caused. There are some parts of the body that experts avoid. [Read more…]

How to Evaluate a Massage Therapist

BoulderSo you enjoyed your massage and felt good– that’s great. But was it as good as it could, or should, have been? How do you evaluate the quality of a massage? Could you be feeling better and more relaxed? Was the relief from aches and pains as much as it should have been? The feeling after a massage is subjective and it cannot be evaluated on a 1 to 10 scale – every person is different and the results will vary. However, there are some key factors that you can evaluate to find out how good your massage has been. [Read more…]

The Psychological Benefits of Massage

the-psychological-benefits-of-massagePeople get massages for a number of reasons – they feel good after it, it helps them to relax, to ease pains caused by injury or lifestyle and so on. What many who love their massages do not realize is the psychological benefits that they derive from it. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a major benefit of massage is its ability to provide mental relaxation and stress relief. There is a direct connection between the body and the mind. That is why when we are under mental stress, our bodies lack energy and strength. And when we are physically worn out, our ability to concentrate and focus is reduced. A professional massage therapist knows how to use massage to benefit both the mind and body. [Read more…]