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Massage therapists often use terms that you haven’t encountered before. Knowing a few key terms that they use could help you decide which professional massage therapy parlor you want to visit.

  • Deep Tissue Massage – Deep tissue massage targets connective tissues and muscles that lie underneath your primary muscles. When performed by a certified therapist, deep tissue techniques can improve muscle health, relieve pain, and prevent stress.
  • Swedish Massage – This technique is also known as classic massage. It uses five different approaches to preventing muscle and joint pain. It has also been noted for preventing pain in patients with osteoarthritis.
  • Thai Massage – Thai techniques that therapists have learned in school, use yoga to relieve stress and improve muscle health. Therapists that have taken classes in southern Thai massage use acupressure while those that have attended schools that emphasize northern techniques use more stretching.
  • Physical Therapy – physical therapy can combine a variety of massage styles to meet the needs of people with injuries. Physical therapy might also use equipment to encourage muscle development and recovery. Therapists might, for instance, use inflatable balls to exercise foot muscles and improve balance. Massage parlors do not always offer the same level of therapeutic service. Physical therapists are certified to work in health care facilities.
  • Well Being – Many therapists say that physical therapy techniques can improve one's overall health and well being. This often refers to the relaxing effects of massage. Some therapists offer full body services that are designed to improve overall well being, while others concentrate on specific body parts, like the foot or neck, to help clients recover from stress and sports injuries.
    Well Kneaded Massage
    Our massage therapist in the local Andalusia area provide a natural relief from chronic pain and discomfort. There are endless benefits to therapeutic massages, so see what they can do for you!
    American Medical Massage Association
    Our association is dedicated to promoting medical massage treatment as its own profession and part of the medical field. Look through our directory to find medical massage services near you.
    Massage Therapy Foundation
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Your source for the most experienced massage therapists around the country to help you relieve stress or any other ailment you may have. Try it today and experience the natural benefits!
    American Massage Therapy Association
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Our nationwide association represents all massage therapists, students, and schools. If you're looking to get into the industry or find a school to start your career, turn to our association first.
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    Sandy's Healing Touch
    230 East Main Suite 4, Knoxville, IL 61448
    Health and wellness are within your reach. We offer a total body therapeutic massage including scalp massage with attention to reflexology that will go far in relieving headache, muscle aches and pain.
    (309) 289-4225
    Back & Body Shop
    1110 Agency St, Burlington, IA 52601
    The Back and Body Shop specializes in various forms of massage therapy. We provide treatments in shiatsu, seitai shiatsu, Swedish massage, heated stones, chair massages, and more! Find the time to relax. Call today to make your appointment!
    (319) 931-7268
    LEH Massage Therapy
    302 3rd Ave Se Suite 414, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    LEH Massage Therapy is your best source for therapeutic massages in the area. We are looking forward to the opportunity in offering you the latest techniques and benefits of massage therapy. Massage therapy has been proven to be beneficial for man.
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    (319) 929-1984
    User Review: "Ii would say he is cedar rapids best massage therapist." - J (IA)
    First Baptist Church of Blue Grass
    14542 61st Ave, Blue Grass, IA 52726
    (563) 381-4649
    Island Spa
    3422 1st Ave E, Milan, IL 61264
    (309) 277-0885
    Therapeutic Oasis Massage Salon & Spa
    671 10th Ave W, Milan, IL 61264
    (309) 756-0766
    A & A Massage Therapy
    842 19th St, Rock Island, IL 61201
    (309) 781-7455
    Institute of Therapeutic Massage & Wellness
    1730 Wilkes Ave, Davenport, IA 52804
    (563) 445-1055
    Northwest Chiropractic Center
    1707 Washington St, Davenport, IA 52804
    (563) 324-3817
    Maupenei Lelaulu Massage Therapy
    601 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 324-2234
    Afterimage The Look Salon & Day Spa
    4711 N Brady St Ste 2s, Davenport, IA 52806
    (563) 323-3679
    Sampson's Hair Salon
    1706 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 326-7155
    Hayes Steven K Lmt Ncmt Massage Thrpy
    6420 N Ripley St, Davenport, IA 52806
    (563) 386-9487
    Heartland Healing-Pam Kaufman Lmt
    601 Brady St Ste 213, Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 349-0888
    Murphy Therapeutic Massage
    1706 Brady St Ste 201, Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 570-0555

    Sometimes the stress of the day becomes too much and your muscles tighten to the point of pain or immobilization. When this happens, you need to seek out a massage therapy parlor, where certified therapists will know exactly how to get your body back to a state of well being. The art of massage has been a physical healing tool since at least 2700 BC. The Chinese book The Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine from that time promotes the massage of skin and flesh as a good health practice. We know this form of therapy was present in other Asian cultures as well as practiced in ancient Egypt. The therapeutic practice continued to move west, taking root in Greece and Rome around 100 BC, before finally hitting the bulk of Europe in the 1600s AD. In the 1800s, Swedish physician Per Henrik Ling developed a method of massage and medical gymnastics to relieve tension, but no real advancements in the physical therapy came about until the 20th century in America. The wellness boom has breathed new life into natural healing methods and more folks are going to school to become therapists. In these schools, students take classes to learn muscle relaxation techniques, like hot oil or stone therapy, full body, or deep tissue. The students learn what parts of the body are connected to the muscles of the foot, how to stretch a body properly for the Thai method, and how not to damage an unborn child during a pregnancy session. Many therapists who finish classes go on to work in parlors and spas, though some venture into sports medicine where foot and back therapy are especially important.
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