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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 Kingsburg 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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    Salon 525
    525 W Main St Ste E, Visalia, CA 93291
    Salon 525 offers a variety of services and products to fit our customers. Whether you want a 60-minute massage, or a Brazilian Blowout, or a manicure / pedicure, we are the salon for you!!
    (559) 738-9940
    Yvette's Massage Therapy
    1971 High Street, Selma, CA 93662
    We specialize in Swedish massage and deep tissue massage, plus ionic foot baths. We have over 7 years of experience in providing massage therapy services.
    (559) 318-6868
    Relax With Massage
    555 Fourth Street, #2, Clovis, CA 93612
    Specializing in Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, body wraps/scrubs, and hot stone. We also offer sports massage, chair massage, acupressure, reflexology, and Shiatsu.
    (559) 916-0754
    Santos-Michel Judy
    1445 Marion St, Kingsburg, CA 93631
    (559) 897-8455
    Body Health Massage Clinic
    1100 Draper St Ste D, Kingsburg, CA 93631
    (559) 897-1968
    Poly Foot Reflexology
    919 Sierra St, Kingsburg, CA 93631
    (559) 897-1899
    Soothing Touch Massage
    561 N Alta Ave, Dinuba, CA 93618
    (559) 596-0559
    Klassen Linda & Richard
    22226 Floral Ave, Dinuba, CA 93618
    (559) 638-3503
    Rouch Cindy CMT
    113 N Church St Ste 424, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 713-0699
    Creekside Day Spa & Wellness Center
    2824 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 625-3480
    Sacred Mountain
    216 E School Ave, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 749-0444
    A Touch of Heaven
    1640 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 732-3788
    Metropolis Body Spa
    115 W Main St, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 622-0208
    21st Century Wellness Center
    404 N Court St Ste C, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 739-7191
    Anthony's Hair People & Nails
    1844 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 732-8572

    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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