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Tag: massage therapy

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01 December

Medical massage is usually controversial because it employs different styles of existing massage therapy.These include: Deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, osteopathic techniques, craniosacral techniques. However, medical massage is still widely used for decongestive therapy to help treat breast cancer. Pain relief; palliative care, or addressing a problem by focusing on the pain around it […]

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17 November

Active Release Therapy/Techniques (ART) was developed by Dr. Fr. Michael Leahy. Active Release Therapy is designed to help elite athletes return to peak performance as quickly as possible without prolonged massage. ART treats the following mild soft tissue injuries: Muscles Ligaments Tendons Fascia Nerves The Active Release Technique was originally developed for athletes, but it […]

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04 November

Reflexology or “zone therapy” is another non-traditional method of massage therapy. Without the use of oils or other balms, reflexology utilizes the body’s natural reflexes in participants’ hands and feet through a series of specific thumb, finger and hand techniques. The body is divided into 10 different zones during different sessions by the practitioner. Pressure […]

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31 October

Lomi massage therapy was brought to Hawaii by Polynesian settlers. Everyone from clan chiefs to children practiced lomilomi or “lomi” on the island. In and out like the paws of a satisfied cat” or “Take and turn, … the divine transformation within you inspired by the healing kahuna”. It’s been said twice. Lomi Lomi massage […]

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