of Massage Healing
There are four main
stages of healing through massage: relief, correction, strengthening, and
The first few sessions of
massage therapy will be aimed to relieve pain, reduce muscle tension and relax stressed
nerves. The relief sessions are aimed at the symptoms of the problem.
When the pain is gone,
the therapist will work on the problem that caused the pain. Techniques will be
aimed at stimulating your lymphatic system and freeing knotted and scarred
important in a badly damaged area. Weakness at the injury site can mean
recurring problems. Techniques will be aimed at strengthening the tissues near
the injury enabling them to provide adequate support when the injury is healed.
Maintenance is the final
stage in healing and the first step in preventing other injuries. Maintenance
techniques are aimed at treating the problem and preventing the occurrence of