Massage is the treatment of the body’s soft tissues by little manipulation. Massage techniques are usually applied with hands, elbows, knees, fingers, forearms, feet, or a machine. The purpose of massage is commonly for the treatment of mind and body stress or pain. A person who was well trained professionally, to give massages was traditionally known as a masseur (for male) or a masseuse (for female), but those titles are out-of-date and carry some negative association. In the United States, a title of massage therapist has been recognized as a business norm for those who have been proficiently trained to give massages. There are many massage studios open today. One can try London mobile massage as per their convenience too.
Did you know?
- Aquatic massage and bodywork is done with the client floating or submersed in a warm-water therapy pool.
- Archaeological evidence of massage has been found in many ancient civilizations including India, Japan, Rome, Greece, Korea, Egypt, China, and Mesopotamia.
- In some jurisdictions, practicing devoid of a license is an offense. One such jurisdiction is Washington state, where any fitness professionals practicing with no license can be issued a hefty fine and can charged with a misdemeanor offense
The types and methods of massage are many- Accupressure, Aquatic bodywork, Ayurvedic, Ashiatsu, Burmese massage, Bio-mechanical stimulation (BMS) massage, Biodynamic massage, reflexology, Thai massage, structural integration, Craniosacral therapy, Lomi lomi massage and many more.
Equipments and supplies used for massage
The best mobile massage in London will use massage table and chairs along with other machines. But there are so many more that you do not know about. There is warm water therapy tools, lotions, oils and gels, dry water massage tables that comes handy for the session.
The main professionals that give therapeutic massage are massage therapists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and practitioners of many conventional Chinese and other eastern medicines. Massage practitioners from outcall massage London work in a wide range of medical settings and may travel to private businesses or residences. Contraindications to massage comprise of deep vein thrombosis, bleeding disorders or taking blood thinners such as Warfarin, weakened bones from osteoporosis, damaged blood vessels, cancer, or fractures, and fever.
Medical studies reviewed by peers, has shown that the advantages of massage include pain relief, reduced depression and trait anxiety and provisionally reduced state of anxiety, blood pressure and normal heart rate.