Are You The Type Who Should Get Regular Massages?
The lights are dim, the soft scent of blended essential oils floats through the warm air as ambient music plays in the background. You’re lying comfortably on a long heated table seconds away from surrendering into complete relaxation. In the mood for a massage now?
Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body by a licensed certified massage therapist that is used to enhance wellness and improve health conditions. There are many different types of techniques that encompass massage therapy making it applicable in helping all sorts of different types of people.
Though massage therapy is great for everyone certain types of people can greatly benefit from regular massage. Below we’ve listed the top 5 people who would get the most out of this self-care treatment.
The Five Types of People Who Should Get Massaged on the Regular
Whether you’re training for a specific sport, regularly hit the crossfit gym, lift weights, or like to get out for routine runs, your body feels that impact. And though regular exercise is great for your overall health, massage can help you not only improve performance, but prevent injury and speed up recovery time between sessions.
Are you an athlete? You might like to try our Deep Tissue Massage. Learn more about it and all our massage options. https://www.thehappymamaplace.com/massage-therapy/
Moms & Moms-to-Be
Though pregnancy and motherhood is an exciting empowering experience it can also take a major toll on the body. Massage therapy has been scientifically proven to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Not only that, but massage can improve circulation, ease back pain, joint pain, sciatic nerve pain, reduce edema, help with headaches, and lead to better sleep.
If you’re a mom or a mom-to-be learn all about our prenatal and postpartum massages.
If you have a job that keeps you on your feet all day and is high-stress, particularly if you work in any sort of service field (bank teller, grocery clerk, etc) or medical field (nurse, doctor, etc) your body and your mind certainly get ran through the gamut of emotional highs and lows to body aches and pains. Though you spend most of your time taking care of others, it’s important to give back to yourself. Sure, it might seem like a luxury, but this simple act could have tremendous benefits for your health–reducing tensions, mitigating physical discomfort, and offering you a moment of peace and tranquility amongst all the chaos.
Ready to treat yourself? Our Swedish massage might be just what you need. Explore all our options and book your massage. https://www.thehappymamaplace.com/massage-therapy/
Anyone Overcoming An Injury
Massage therapy to help with injury is probably one of the main reasons people book a massage. From sore backs and shoulders to carpal tunnel syndrome to weak ankles, massage for injury recovery works by improving muscle flexibility, shortening recovery times, improving circulation, and increasing tissue metabolism making it a holistic approach to injury repair.
Talk to our Licensed Massage Therapist about the best massage for your specific situation
Anyone Living Alone
It’s been nearly a year since the whole world went into lockdown due the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we continue to self-isolate, casual physical touch has been strictly off limits, no more hugs, high-fives or friendly pats on the back. This has led to another pandemic side effect– touch starvation. Touch is important as it not only helps with social bonding and feelings of belonging it can also boost immunity, reduce stress, and improve communication in personal relationships.
Want to learn more about touch starvation? Read all about it here.
Of course, massage is beneficial for any and all people. If you think you fit the type why not check out our massage offerings and book a session today?