What is Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy is a hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body. The soft tissues include muscle, skin, tendons and associated fascia, ligaments and joint capsules.
How Does it Work?
Massage therapy improves circulation by bringing oxygen and other nutrients to body tissues. It relieves muscle tension and pain, increases flexibility and mobility, and helps clear lactic acid and other waste, which reduces pain and stiffness in the muscles and joints.
Why Do People Get Massage?
People get massage therapy for relaxation, or for a variety of health conditions:
Massage Therapy is covered by most extended health care plans.