Massage is an integral part of a health care and wellness plan. Massage therapists use a variety of techniques during a session to best address your needs. Be sure to speak with your massage therapist before and during the session about your goals to customize your massage therapy session.
Four Common Types of Massage Therapy
- Swedish: The most common type of massage, to relax and energize you.
- Deep tissue: For muscle damage from an injury, such as whiplash or back strain.
- Sports: To help prevent athletic injury, keep the body flexible and help recovery.
- Chair: Massage of the upper body, while fully clothed and seated in a special portable chair.