The various techniques are used in the manipulation of skin and underlying tissue help to reach
Mechanical effects, caused by physically moving the tissues.
Reflex effects, changes in function caused by the nervous system
Physiologic effects, changes in body processes caused by nerves, hormones & chemicals.
Psychological effects, changes in emotional or behavioral
Psychoneuroimmunologic effects, alteration of hormone levels and function through stimulation of the neurohormonal system
Therapeutic massage is an important part of your health maintenance plan. It benefits people of all ages. While it benefits the injured, the ill and the stressed, the real strength of massage therapy lies in prevention.