Treatments Presentation

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15 January 2017

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Treatments Presentation

Before going to different types of massages and its benefits, we will discuss about the oils and its importance in this presentation.

There are plenty of oils and lotions but not all helps for body massage.

Let’s see differences between the oils which can help you choose the best oil for body massage. We have five oils that are often used by massage therapists.

 

Fractionated Coconut Oil:

Normal coconut oil is heavy, solid oil but  fractionated coconut oil is a light and non-greasy liquid oil and a good massage oil.

 

Jojoba Oil:

This is actually a wax extracted from the seed of the jojoba plant. It doesn’t feel greasy and tends not to stain sheets as easily as true oils. Jojoba is good for people who are suffering with back acne.

 

Sunflower Oil:

It’s a light oil and non-greasy oil that will leave your skin feeling oily. This oil is rich in linoleic acid, palmitic acid and stearic acid.

 

Almond Oil:

Almond oil is one of the most popular massage oils among massage therapists. This oil is slightly oily, which allows therapist hands can glide easily over skin. Almond oil absorbs quickly.

 

Apricot Kernel Oil:

Apricot is similar texture and color to almond oil, but costs heavy. It’s rich in vitamin E.

 

Other Massage Oils:

Avocado Oil

Cocoa Butter

Grapeseed Oil

Kukui Nut Oil

Olive Oil

Sesame Oil ( Ayurvedic Oil )

Shea Butter

Wheat Germ Oil

Massage Gels, Creams, and Lotions. Instead of oil, Usually massage therapists are uses massage gels, creams, and lotions.

There are different types of massage that will help different parts of the body. Benefits of massages and choose the right one for you.

Below treatments are most effective and good for health.

Aromatherapy massage:

Aromatherapy massages will help to heal emotional component to their massage. The benefits of this massage is

  • boost your mood and reduce the depression
  • reduce stress and anxiety
  • relieve muscle tension and pain

Aromatherapy massages is soft, gentle pressure with the use of essential oils but the most important is to use the right oil for the required massage and these essential oils are diluted before being applied to the skin.

Swedish massage:

Swedish massage is used for people who are new to massage, who have a lot of tension and it is sensitive to touch.

It helps to release muscle knots. For this massage, the massage therapist will use a combination of kneading, flowing strokes towards heart, deep circular motions, tapping and few joint movement techniques.

Hot stone massage:

Hot stone massage is good for people who have muscle pain and. This is also similar to Swedish massage, only the massage therapist uses heated stones. Because of these heated stones blood flow will be good and it relieves pain.

In this hot stone massage, heated stones are placed on different parts of your body. Your therapist will perform different Swedish massage techniques using gentle pressure. Sometimes cold stones are also used. This Hot Stone massage is better than Swedish massage and also higher in price.

Deep tissue massage:

Deep tissue massage is applied with more pressure than a Swedish massage. This is good option if you have chronic muscle problems, such as soreness, injury, or imbalance. It will also help relieve tight muscles, chronic muscle pain, and anxiety.

In deep tissue massage, therapist will use slow strokes and deep finger pressure to relieve tension from the deepest layers of your muscles and connective tissues.

Sports massage:

Sports massage will help to recover from a repetitive injury to a muscle, such as what you may get from playing a sport. This Sports massage will help to prevent sports injuries. This sports massage will also increase flexibility and performance. Sports  massage will help to relieve pain, anxiety, and muscle tension.

In sports massage therapist may focus on the parts of the body that need the most attention. Deep pressure with soothing strokes depending on your needs.

Trigger point massage:

Trigger point massages are will help to reduce injuries, chronic pain, or a specific issue or condition. Some parts of the body tightness in the muscle tissues, known as trigger point, which can cause pain in other parts of the body. In order to relieving trigger points this massage is helps a lot, this type of massage can reduce pain.

Therapist mainly concentrates on the body that needs to be released as per your requirements.

Shiatsu massage:

Shiatsu massage will help for people who want to relaxed and relieve stress, pain, and tension. This is Japanese trick and this type of massage will help

  • controls emotional and physical calm and relaxation
  • helps to relieve stress, anxiety, muscle tension and depression
  • it also helps to relieve headache

Thai massage:

Thai massage will help to reduce and relieve pain and stress. Also it helps to improve

  • flexibility
  • circulation
  • energy levels

In Thai massage therapist will use their palms, fingers and feet to apply firm pressure to your body. In Thai you will be stretched using many methods, which helps a person to feel relaxed and comfortable.

Reflexology:

Reflexology will help to relax or restore natural energy levels. People who are not comfortable being touched on your entire body then this helps a lot. Reflexology will give you different pressure on different parts of the body like feet, hands and ears.

Chair massage:

In chair massage therapist mainly concentrates on your neck, shoulders, and back. It helps to relieve stress and promote relaxation using light to medium pressure.

Couple’s massage:

A couple’s massage is generally happened in the same room with your partner, friend, or family member. It’s like a regular massage and sometimes you will have access to the spa’s hot tubs, saunas, and other facilities.

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