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What is Theraputic Massage
Theraputic massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. theraputic massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of theraputic massage, including these common types:
- Swedish massage.
- Deep massage.
- Sports massage.
- Trigger point massage.
This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energize you.
This massage technique uses slower, more-forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries.
This is similar to Swedish massage, but it's geared toward people involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries.
This massage focuses on areas of tight muscle fibers that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse.
Benefits of Theraputic Massage
Theraputic massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.
Studies of the benefits of theraputic massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of theraputic massage, some studies have found theraputic massage may also be helpful for:
- Digestive disorders
- Insomnia related to stress
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Soft tissue strains or injuries
- Sports injuries
- Temporomandibular joint pain
Despite its benefits, theraputic massage isn't meant as a replacement for regular medical care. Let your doctor know you're trying theraputic massage and be sure to follow any standard treatment plans you have.