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Massage therapy is known to after the circulation of blood, reduce tension, stimulate and sedate your body as well as healing tissue. Massage therapy is an art and a science where touch is the core ingredient. Whether you’ve received a massage before or you’re new to the procedure, SafeCare is your place to develop a healthy habit that will care for your health and wellness.
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Be Prepared

Before seeing a massage therapist here are some things you can do in preparation. Make sure that you are clean before going in. massage. One should not be under the influence of non-medical drugs or alcohol and should not eat before hand. As for side effects, there typically isn't any except for being more alert and relaxed.

There are many different types of massage therapy out there waiting for you to discover. If you’re having trouble with anything listed or are just really stressed out be sure to see a massage therapist. Going to get one will leave your mind, body and soul happy. Click here to get more tips on how to get the most out of your massage.

What is a Message Therapy?

Massage therapy is a variety of techniques which are used to manipulate soft body tissue and manipulate muscles to improve the wellbeing or health of a person. This is the oldest health care practice in history and is more than 4,000 years old. Scientific massage therapy was introduced in the united states in the 1850’s. The first clinics were opened after the Civil War in the US. Massage therapy did have a fallout but made a return in the 1960’s and is now one of the most popular forms of healing.

3 Tips to Finding a Massage Therapist

How many years have they been practicing?

The more clients a therapist has worked with, the more likely they will be intuitive. They will also be more likely to have a better understanding of anatomy and physiology since they have worked on more bodies, which in turn, may make their work more effective. Do the research, its worth it!

What's their favorite modality to practice?

Some therapists prefer to give a deep tissue massage coupled with a no pain no gain approach. While others may use a more gentle approach to bodywork, using the body’s natural ability to heal itself without using force. It’s good to know your own preferences and align them with your therapist.

The only real way to know is to try!

Ultimately, the best way to find out if a therapist is to your liking is to book a session and give them a try! Keep in the back of your mind that you may not necessarily need to go through a full hour massage to try them out! Try asking for a 30-minute session to see how they do! You could always extend it after!

Give us a call today to get more information about message therapy.

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