4 Popular Massage Techniques
Published on: 17 December, 2016
Massages have been around for hundreds of years and are used for two
main reasons, relaxation and for people with sore bodies. There are many
techniques that are used to massage muscles to enhance their function,
help them to heal and to relax people who’re finding themselves getting
too tense and stressed.
Some of the most popular massage techniques include:
This technique involves soothing your muscles by using tapping and kneading strokes all over the body. This type of massage relieves muscle tension and loosens sore joints. To do this, there are five basic strokes that are used which are very easy to learn. These include effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement and vibration.
Effleurage is stroking of the skin, petrissage is where your muscles are lightly grabbed and rubbed, friction is where the fingertips and thumbs of both hands create deep circles over muscles, tapotement is where you create chopping and tapping strokes across the skin and vibration is where your fingertips are pressed firmly into muscles and shaken rapidly for a few seconds.
This type of massage is used on people who struggle with their posture. Having poor posture can be the cause of many health problems, including having backache, headaches and very painful joints. Rolfing will help to relieve this pain and fix bad posture.
To do this the myofascia, connective tissues which surround the muscles, are worked to help realign and straighten your body to improve bad posture. Therapist’s use their hands and elbows to work the muscles. This has proven to be very effective and a great massage technique.
This is a type of deep tissue massage that is used when individual muscles need special attention. This type of massage increases the blood flow through your body, reduces any pain with the muscles and releases any pressure which has built up on the nerves from injuries.
There are many people who get very stressed and tense. This massage is great for releasing knots of tense muscle and relieve pain built up in certain muscles.
This type of massage is very erotic and is used for relaxation. Oil is used to soften the skin and make it easier for the masseuse to massage the muscles within your body.
The masseuse uses both her hands and body to relax your body and give you the massage of a lifetime. After the Body2Body massage you will feel stress-free and extremely relaxed. This massage is perfect for people looking to relax and fully enjoy a new experience.
Do you know of any other massage techniques?
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