Types of Massage Therapy in Milton

//Types of Massage Therapy in Milton

Massage is a therapeutic practice of rubbing the body with hands. A massage therapist applies pressure onto your muscles and joints gently to eradicate the tension and stress from your body. People who suffer from body aches tend to find significant relief from massage therapies. In Milton, massage therapy is commonly approached by many people. Here are a few famous massage therapies that have been proved to be highly effective.

  1. Swedish massage therapy

Swedish massage is a full body that is perfect for people with a lot of tensed areas, are sensitive to touch, or have recently begun with massage therapy. It is excellent for relaxing your entire body by releasing muscle knots. With the use of a lotion or oil, the massage therapist will continue with some major strokes known as:

  • Effleurage known as long, smooth strokes
  • Petrissage commonly known as rolling, lifting, and kneading
  • Friction known as small circular movements
  • Tapotement known as percussion
  • Vibration known as shaking movements

 

  1. Hot stone massage therapy

This is one of the best Milton massage therapies that are ideal for people who suffer from many muscle tensions or pain. The only difference between a hot stone and Swedish massage is that the therapist uses heated stones instead of hands to rub your body. These stones are placed at different parts of your body to induce gentle pressure. The warmth of these stones is known for improving blood flow, relieving pain, lowering high blood pressure, reducing the chances of diabetes and heart disease.

 

  1. Aromatherapy massage

If you’re searching for a Milton massage therapy, which focuses on emotional healing, then aromatherapy massage is the best. It helps in rejuvenating mood, reducing stress and anxiety, reducing depression, insomnia, relieving muscle tension and pain. For Aromatherapy, the therapists use essential oils to induce gentle pressure on your skin. During the full-body massage, you’ll also be asked to inhale the essential oils through a diffuser so that its soothing effect diffuses through your skin. The massage usually lasts for 60-90 minutes.

 

  1. Sports massage

Sports massage is specially designed for people who suffer from repetitive injuries from playing constant sports. The massage helps prevent and recover injuries, improves flexibility, enhances muscle performance, and relieves anxiety. The idea behind the massage is to concentrate on the soft tissues or particular muscles depending upon the kind of sports you play. The therapist usually focused on giving deep pressure with soothing strokes. They also sometimes use compression, pressure joint therapy, or friction.

 

  1. Deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massage is known to be one of the most common Milton massage therapies, ideal for people with chronic muscle problems, injuries, soreness, or imbalance. The therapy induces more pressure than the Swedish massage to relieve the tightness in the muscles and render relief from anxiety and muscle pain. While the massage is a little more intense than the Swedish one, it shouldn’t be painful in any way.  The therapists usually target muscle knots in connective tissues by applying slow strokes or friction in the areas. If you have been suffering from repetitive strain from carpal tunnel syndrome or tennis elbow, then you’ll find this massage to be supremely beneficial.

 

Written by:
Dr. Preety Somal, Chiropractor
Preety works at The Health First Group’s Milton and Mississauga Millcreek Chiropractic Clinic

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2021-05-06T06:42:21+00:00