Massage therapy encompasses many different techniques. Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being. In general, therapists press, rub, and otherwise manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. They most often use their hands and fingers, but may use their forearms, elbows, or feet.
Massage is an alternative medicine that is increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.
There are several benefits of massage including:
- Digestive disorders.
- Insomnia is related to stress.
- Myofascial pain syndrome.
- Soft tissue strains or injuries.
- Sports injuries.