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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 Fernley 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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    Lilly's Massage Enterprizes
    800 Nichols Blvd, Sparks, NV 89434
    Want a pretty face and the right touch? Hello, Gentlemen, It's Lilly. Need a break for your self? If your looking for the area's best for sensual rubdowns come see me. I have a discrete environment filled with candles.
    (775) 303-1451
    Dolce Salon & Day Spa
    3675 Lakeside Dr, Reno, NV 89509
    Our massage therapists can do deep tissue, hot stone, sports, stretching and Swedish massages. We can also provide Thai, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and maternity massage, boasting nine years of massage experience.
    (775) 828-3772
    David Lewis - Licensed Massage Therapist
    888 W 2nd St Ste 105, Reno, NV 89503
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    (775) 348-8854
    User Review: "David has hands that seem to find the areas of need, his attention to these areas is very concentrated. He does not rush..."
    Tranquility Massage
    1625 E Prater Way Ste 103, Sparks, NV 89434
    (775) 848-4152
    Avalon Massage
    1625 E Prater Way Ste 103, Sparks, NV 89434
    (775) 722-7769
    Ahhh Massage
    3080 Vista Blvd Ste 114, Sparks, NV 89436
    (775) 351-2121
    Massage Envy
    155 Disc Dr Ste 109, Sparks, NV 89436
    (775) 857-3689
    Kimbriel James W DC Family Chiropractic Inc
    2281 Pyramid Way Ste 16, Sparks, NV 89431
    (775) 355-6711
    Alternative Health Massage
    2115 Green Vista Dr, Sparks, NV 89431
    (775) 786-6515
    Bushidokan Martial Arts Center
    311 9th St, Sparks, NV 89431
    (775) 358-1518
    Steamboat Hot Springs Healing Center & Spa
    16010 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89521
    (775) 853-6600
    Lisa's Massage Therapy
    940 Matley Ln, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 333-8194
    Northern Nevada Massage & Day Spa
    1000 Bible Way, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 823-9966
    Mirage Salon
    2295 S Virginia St Ste 12, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 827-1191
    Body Point Therapeutic Massage
    1000 Bible Way Ste 45, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 359-9004

    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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