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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.
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    Well Kneaded Massage
    Our massage therapist in the local Glenn 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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    A New Beginning Massage Therap
    56 Hanover Lane, Suite 300, Chico, CA 95928
    Have you ever had a massage that was so intense and painful that it actually made you feel worse? Our massage therapy services provide Swedish, spa, oil and full body massages.
    (408) 314-4160
    Magic Hands Massage
    725 Main St. Suite 232, Woodland, CA 95695
    Specializing in swedish and deep tissue therapeutic massage. Only by appointment. Some same day appointments available. Open 7 days a week, M-F 6:30pm only & Sat.-Sun. 10am -4pm 11 yrs in business
    (530) 304-5511
    Margot's Massage
    316 E. Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945
    We have 20 years education, expertise, & techniques from 40 forms of massage. Offering relief from migraine, whiplash, and neck& upper back pain. Also offering Reiki, alchemical hypnotherapy, beach body scrubs, and holistic facials.
    (530) 477-0266
    Healing Hands Chiropractic
    420 W Wood St, Willows, CA 95988
    (530) 934-9500
    Mind Body Connection
    1238 Yosemite Dr, Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 343-5102
    Back to Basics Chiropractic
    2611 Forest Ave Ste 100, Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 899-9988
    Steve Davis Orthopedic Massage
    1324 Mangrove Ave, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 343-1780
    Chico Massage Studio
    113 W 8th Ave Ste A, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 343-7522
    Hong KONG Lucky Massage
    389 Connors Ct, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 898-1899
    Chico Chiropractic Center
    1140 Mangrove Ave Ste C, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 345-3043
    China Massage
    313 Walnut St, Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 898-8188
    Touch of China Massage
    2261 Saint George Ln Ste G, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 342-1673
    A James Kirk DC
    2062 Talbert Dr Ste 500, Chico, CA 95928
    (530) 566-1234
    Chico Therapy Wellness Center
    392 Connors Ct Ste C, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 891-4301
    Martin Elaine Rolf Practitioner
    4 Williamsburg Ln, Chico, CA 95926
    (530) 521-1277


    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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