Medical Style Massage Therapy
This style of massage is very effective at relieving pain. But
it’s also not a painful massage. The general rule for most
conditions is that “more pain does not relieve pain”.
The body naturally tries to protect areas that have experienced
pain and injury by contracting the tissues in those areas. This
helps protect the area, but the tension remains even after the
injury has healed. The continued tension causes pain that is due to
the lack of blood flow through the contracted tissues. So restoring
circulation must be done, but it must be done without causing pain
to keep from triggering the protective response again.
Medical Style Massage Therapists application of manual techniques
is very different from other styles and is very detailed. They
receive more anatomy training than other styles so that they may be
tasked with mobilizing specific tissues, as directed by medical
doctors, in support of their treatments for their clients.
Once clients are pain free, there is some “core work” for this
style that is really good to receive at regular intervals. This will
help to maintain the muscles and flexibility in the spine, neck and
Preparing for Your Wedding
You should be getting regular facials starting 6 months, or more,
before your wedding. This allows us time to draw out the
This is also the time to get massage therapy. A single
massage can't remove the muscular tension from 6 or more months of exercise,
dieting and stress. This is another situation where "damage
control" makes the most sense.
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