Massage therapy and treatment work can dramatically help or eliminate many different conditions. Research has shown that massage can reduce heart rate, lower blood pressure and increase blood circulation and lymph flow.
Massage is an emerging profession with many newly certified therapists daily. As an instructor and bodywork professional for many years I have strived to educate the public on the many medical benefits of massage. Massage can be an amazing preventative and restorative experience when administered from an educated, well-rounded therapist.
Massage can help treat stress-related physical conditions, including:
1. Anxiety and depression
2. Pain, including muscle tension, back, shoulder and neck pain
3. Repetitive stress injuries
5. Headaches and migraines
Massage therapy has been shown to be beneficial in treating injuries which result from trauma, surgery, or workplace and vehicle accidents. Massage therapists have thorough training in the assessment of muscle and joint imbalances and can successfully treat these dysfunctions and restrictions.
To learn it, you must learn its different definitions, practices and therapeutic effects known to practitioners throughout the history.