Massage Therapy

Massage therapists are licensed health professionals who apply a variety of scientifically developed massage techniques to the soft tissue of the body to improve muscle tone and circulation.

Massage therapists work to enhance well-being, reduce the physical and mental effects of stress and tension, prevent disease, and restore health.

Massage therapists use many different massage techniques and methods. These include the following, among others:

  • Swedish medical massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Connective Tissue Massage
  • Amma
  • Neuromuscular Massage
  • Tuina
  • Reflexology
  • Acupressure
  • Polarity Therapy

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Last Updated: July 10, 2009