Massage is one of the best and most relaxing modalities used to ease body pain. There’s no doubt about it; people looking to feel great again will reap amazing benefits from massage. However, there are five different styles of massage that can get your body back into the pain-free, relaxed state you love.
5 Massages You’ll Want to Try if You Want Pain Relief
#1 Myofascial Massage
The most important body therapy, and unfortunately not known by many avid massage goes. Myofascial release is the elimination of pain and the restoration of motion by applying gently sustained pressure to the myofascial release connective tissues. Myofascial release can provide extreme benefits to pressure relief as well as pain relief. If you have been injured in an accident, hurt yourself playing a sport or simply need some relief, myofascial release is at the top.
#2 Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage feels wonderful any time of year. Although it’s fairly popular during the cooler months here in Woburn, it’s a massage that should be taken advantage of any time you need extreme relief, fast. If you’re an avid athlete or an active individual, a hot stone massage is a perfect way to get heat into the belly of your muscles. Heat will help to release tension, and when combined with stretching and deeper pressure through the stones or hands, your body will start to feel immediate relief and relaxation.
#3 Aromatherapy Massage
Aromatherapy massage has a simple principle, and that’s to stimulate your sense which in turn cures pain. Through Swedish massage technique using aromatic oils and scents, you’ll be able to feel immediate gratification, a refreshed mood and relieved body.
#4 Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is fairly popular throughout the world, and our massage therapists are professionals. Though deep pressure, our massage therapists target the deep layers of the tissue through friction techniques and strokes to relieve tension throughout big and small muscles in your body. It’s often recommended by doctors and specialists for pain relief and is beneficial to active individuals who play sports.
#5 Craniosacral Therapy
Craniosacral Therapy is the go-to modality for many individuals looking for a relaxing hour on a massage table. Let your worries go and your body relax when you schedule a craniosacral therapy session. This massage involves a gentle holding of the skull and sacrum. With small minute movements, the therapy session will help alleviate pressure built up in the brain. While extremely subtle most individuals find this therapy as extremely calming.
Massage therapy is a technique that isn’t used widely enough throughout Woburn. If you’re an individual who would like to find a natural way to heal your body of pain and stress, it’s time to book an appointment with our team here at Skin to Soul massage. Feel free to reach out to us online to book your appointment, or give us a call at 844-258-5498.