Massage therapy can be seen as an alternative medicine that has been gaining in popularity at present and is one of the services offered by our home health care agency. Massage therapy does not only feels good and relaxes the body, the spirit and the mind, but it goes a long way to healing the body, muscles and soft tissues.
The term massage therapy involves manual or physical manipulation of the soft tissue by a trained therapist through pressure, tension, motion, and vibration. The massage therapist will, first of all, review the patient’s symptoms and needs. When the particular patient problem is ascertained, it will then determine the areas that the massage therapist will work on and consequently the techniques to use. Applying some of the techniques on the affected or general areas of the body will help to relieve pain, stimulate, relax the body and invariably affect the health and well-being of the patient.
Benefits Of Massage Therapy
With the various massage techniques, the following are some of the benefits of massage therapy:
- reduce tension and pain
- improve blood flow/circulation
- relax muscles and provide a sense of well-being and relaxation
In summary, the purpose of massage therapy is exclusively to prevent, maintain, develop, augment or rehabilitate physical function or relieve pain. It is also a clinically oriented health option with undeniable result in relief from an array of discomforts that include stress, muscular overuse and many other chronic pain syndromes. Considering the importance of massage therapy, it is pertinent to hire a trained and experienced therapist. Worry not because our home health care agency offers the best massage therapist.