What is an Indian head massage?
Indian Head Massage is a straightforward method of alternative therapy that you don’t have to undress for, that involves gentle manipulation of the head and upper body.
This massage technique can be used to relieve tension, stress and fix blockages and improve circulation throughout the body leading to a . . . → Read More: Indian Head Massage
There’s no point trying to beat around the bush – sports massages can be somewhat uncomfortable. Not all the time – in fact some of it can be very pleasant indeed, especially at the beginning when your therapist is gently kneading the muscles in your body and at the end when they are relaxing and stretching them out after the sports massage part of the treatment. However, it’s the bit in between that can be excruciatingly painful. But, as the old adage says – no pain, no gain. . . . → Read More: Sports Massages in Leigh on Sea
Despite what you might think, it’s not just athletes who find Sports Massages extremely beneficial. A lot of people will ask ‘What’s the difference between a sports massage and a regular massage? . . . → Read More: Sports Massage Leigh on Sea – easing postural pain and fixing sports injuries
Indian Head Massage is a wonderful ancient massage technique that has evolved over many hundreds of years to encourage healthy hair growth and to relieve muscular and joint tension in the head and upper body. In India it is normal to have a head massage every time you go to the hairdressers, as they believe . . . → Read More: Indian Head Massage Techniques
Most massage therapists will have some standard CDs with tracks that have been specially designed to promote relaxation.
Mike at The Ark has a rather unusual collection of his own, more popular albums.
My particular favourite is the actor, Sir Anthony Hopkins’ composition ‘Composer’ which has a collection of tracks which are just right for . . . → Read More: Massage Music
As a masseur, you should spend as much money as possible on a good massage bed. One which has the ability to be raised up and down quietly and easily so as to alleviate any potential for stress on the therapist’s back but also so as to allow the client to climb on . . . → Read More: Massage Cushion, Beds and Table Covers
I love the start of a massage, when the masseur is warming up the tissue and spreading the oil around. The hands go up and down and round on either side of your spine and I wanted to find out more about this very calming aspect of the massage. I learned that these two massage . . . → Read More: Massage Techniques – Effleurage and Patrissage
According to The Huffington Post, a small new study originally published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has shown that regular message can result in decreased levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, increases of oxytocin, the trust hormone, along with an improved white blood cell count. The combination can help to ward off . . . → Read More: Massage Helps With Stress
Interesting article from the Consumers Union of the USA on the Washington Post this week about a couple of studies in the Medical Press this year which show the efficacy of massage for pain relief of a variety of ailments.
The Science Translational Medicine issue of 1 February mentions a small study which concluded that . . . → Read More: Massage for pain relief? Here is the proof it works!