therapy has been used for centuries as a therapeutic treatment.
It is widely accepted as an effective treatment for reducing stress,
for relieving muscle pain and stiffness, and for aiding in rehabilitation.
works by loosening tight, strained or spastic muscle fibers. These
muscles are often painful and can usually be seen in conditions ranging
from whiplash and tendonitis to headaches, or simply as a sore back.
Tight muscles may impede circulation or press on nerves as in certain
cases of sciatica. For someone who is suffering pain from these conditions
the results of massage can be very dramatic.
of massage are not limited solely to muscular problems. Massage can
be used in the treatment of insomnia, constipation or respiratory
conditions, such as bronchitis. It can increase circulation and therefore,
decrease oedema (swelling), as well as being helpful in the rehabilitation
of many conditions, from fractures and sprains, to post-operative