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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 Buckingham 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!
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    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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    Bradley Chiropractic
    956 W. Broadway, Bradley, IL 60915
    Massage Therapy -relaxation -craniosacral therapy -reflexology -Japanese deep tissue -acupressure
    (815) 922-4273
    Serenity Massage
    232 N Industrial Dr., Bradley, IL 60915
    Massage therapy center providing Swedish, deep tissue, and hot stone options. We are licensed to give sports massages too. Consult our physicians if you need to relax your muscles or work pain from your back, neck and more.
    (815) 614-3073
    Complete Chiropractic and Wellness Center
    1226 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435
    Complete Chiropractic and Wellness Center offers a full range of services, forming a complete progression from sickness to health to complete wellness.
    (815) 729-2490
    Massage by Natalie
    161 S Main St, Herscher, IL 60941
    (815) 426-6117
    Hair Pros
    8 Meadowview Ctr, Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 933-1411
    Design by Deyoung
    5867 W 1000n Rd, Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 933-7446
    Family Medicine Associates' Healing Arts Center
    375 N Wall St Ste P510, Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815) 935-1787
    Body Tantalizing
    213 N Water St Ste A, Wilmington, IL 60481
    (815) 476-9566
    Serenity Massage
    232 N Industrial Dr, Bradley, IL 60915
    (815) 614-3073
    Carrico Muscle Therapy Center
    606 E North St, Bradley, IL 60915
    (815) 936-0050
    Status Salon & Day Spa
    215 N Convent St Ste 1, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815) 936-0308
    Foster Chiropractic
    588 William R Latham Sr Dr Ste 5, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815) 932-9000
    Body Relax Massage
    1600 N State Route 50 Ste 110, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (815) 939-8895
    Healing Spirit The
    610 Douglas St, Morris, IL 60450
    (815) 942-0138
    Bodyworks of Morris
    316 Liberty St, Morris, IL 60450
    (815) 942-4241

    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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