Today we look at a form of massage therapy that is not that common but which does hold a place in the family of massage therapies – Polarity Therapy.
Polarity Therapy is a form of treatment that takes a holistic approach to illness and health, as a complement to traditional medicine. It was developed by Dr. Randolph Stone and employs
Massage Is Increasingly Recognized As An Alternative Medical Treatment
According to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), massage is a treatment for total mind and body health. It the most widely used type of complementary and alternative medicine
What Is Therapeutic Touch?
Therapeutic touch is a contemporary version of the ancient art of healing by the “laying on of hands.” This approach has been found throughout the world in places as far afield as India, Tibet, China, and Egypt, and has been in use for thousands of
There are certain steps we take when we feel illness approach. When it comes to the cold and flu, we immediately set about dosing with Vitamin C, and washing our hands obsessively. Those are all great steps to take, but we forget one major ally in the immunity process.
When we think about massage, we immediately think about the relaxation that it brings, and how stress falls away like layers of an onion. Not only does massage relieve stress and improve circulation,
Most people believe that Shiatsu Massage is just another massage technique used by massage therapists. Most have no idea that Shiatsu massage has deep ancestral, cultural, and medicinal roots tracing back through Chinese and Japanese cultures.
Where Does Shiatsu Come From?
Shiatsu massage gets its origins from ancient herbal therapies and acupuncture.
Lymphatic massage is also known as manual lymph drainage, or lymphatic drainage. It is a technique that was developed in Germany to treat lymphedema. This is when fluid gathers after lymph nodes have been removed, this is most frequently after a mastectomy following breast cancer.