Basic Terminology Of Massage Therapy Pt 2.
The more that you know about the various
terminologies and techniques of massage
therapy, the more likely you will be to find a
type of therapy that is useful to you.
In this article, well help to increase your
knowledge of the topic of massage therapy by
providing some definitions to some commonly
used terms with respect to massage therapy.
Acrosage this is a fairly
specific type of massage that was created by a
man named Benjamin Marantz. A vast departure
from the realm of traditional massage, acrosage
combines elements of traditional massage, as
well as acrobatics and yoga technique.
In acrosage, the patient hangs upside down
so that the massage therapist will be able to
manipulate the muscles of the back and the neck
with no pressure on the spine, making it a
potent that many people choose to undergo for
Chair Massage this is a
common umbrella term for any type of massage
that is administered in a massage chair.
Massage chairs are typically quite comfortable,
and are set up so that the patient can lay
face-down with a hole for their face to stick
Swedish massage is one common type
of massage that is performed in a massage
chair, although several different types of
bodywork may be performed. One benefit to the
massage chair is that a patient is often not
required to remove clothing while in the
Connective Tissue Massage
This is a type of massage therapy that focuses
on the movements of connective tissues located
below the skin in order to achieve benefits in
other parts of the body. Widely used throughout
the world, the connective tissue massage can be
used in order to help a patient merely
experience a greater sense of relaxation or in
order to treat a specific symptom that they may
Exerssage is a
specialized type of therapy which works to help
patients relieve stress that they may be having
that is exhibiting itself via tension in the
jaw. Exerssage consists of separate yoga
positions and massage techniques that can be
performed upon your self in order to achieve
benefits such as increased relaxation and
decreased jaw tension.
The Belavi Facelift
Massage This is another
specialized type of massage. The Belavi
Facelift massage focuses on the muscles and
connective tissues of the face, and works
to help the lymphatic nodes of the face to
The blood and oxygen flow to the face are
also increased in the massage, and many
tout the therapy as being quite helpful
when it comes to helping their skin to
appear more young and firm while working
towards eliminating wrinkles.
Theraputic Massage Terms and
other forms of massage,
acupressure can be
distinguished by its whole-body
experienced in one part of the
body will not necessarily be
cured by acupressure applied to
that body part.
therapist will use her
knowledge of the acupressure
network in the body to choose a
part of the body to work on to
solve the problem
As you can see, there are tons of different
types of massage therapy out there, many of
which you are probably unfamiliar with.
Odds are that there is one specific type of
massage therapy out there that can be
immensely helpful for you personally.
To that end, be sure to learn all that you
can about massage therapy before deciding
on a therapist and a procedure.