Massage Therapy is one of the most popular complementary healthcare techniques. It has proven especially effective in treating neck and back pain, increasing circulation to the extremities, and improving overall feelings of good health. Therapeutic massage is extraordinarily effective at reducing stress, lowering blood pressure and relaxing tight or sore muscles.
History of Massage
With all the notice massage therapy has received within the last decade, one would think that it is a “new” form of healing therapy - au contraire! Massage is an instinctive means of relieving pain and discomfort, and was probably one of the first types of medicinal treatments used by humans. [learn more]
Massage Therapy FAQ's'
>What is Therapeutic Massage?
>What are the benefits of Massage?
>What conditions can Massage Therapy help?
>Can Massage Therapy cause harm?
Choosing a Therapist
New York State requires that all Massage Therapists be licensed and registered. You may ask your potential therapist for his or her license number or you can check the status of the therapist’s license online at:
http://www.op.nysed.gov/opsearches.htm [learn more]
What to know before your Massage
Many clients are nervous when arriving for their first massage appointment. Here are some suggestions as to what you may expect during your first treatment. [learn more]
Different types of Massage and Bodywork
Swedish Massage, Acupressure, Polarity Therapy and more.