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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 Smyrna 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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    Bodyworks Massage
    2472 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
    Murfreesboro's finest massage therapy practice. Our services are designed with you in mind. When you feel better you live better.
    (615) 895-9878
    Willow Creek Therapies
    239 Veterans Parkway, Suite E, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
    Murfreesboro's Most upscale day spa for the discerning client. Massage is no longer for the bored housewife! Luxury Services and treatments with the full benefit of massage for the elite clientele.
    (615) 684-4567
    Music City Massage
    307 Andrew Jackson Place, Hermitage, TN 37076
    An outcall massage therapy business in the area serving massage therapy to the surrounding areas with outcall massage therapy. We cater to the person who prefers to enjoy a massage in the comfort and privacy or their own home.
    (615) 872-5250
    Natural Health Massage & Spa
    301 Wolverine Trl Ste 103, Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 861-1130
    Body Phases Massage Therapist
    98 Mayfield Dr Ste A, Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 631-6574
    Massage and Company
    701 President Pl, Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 984-7270
    Massage Zendora
    639 President Pl, Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 267-0480
    845 N Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 896-3302
    Massage Envy
    2615 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 1760, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 907-4888
    Schumaker Adam Lmt
    1439 Nw Broad St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 890-8739
    Body Renew
    242 Heritage Park Dr Ste 104, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 494-4383
    Vicky Harris Lmt
    1439 Nw Broad St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 904-4842
    Path to Healing Massage Lmt
    1439 Nw Broad St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 507-4771
    Sally Wright
    1439 Nw Broad St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 867-2666
    G and K Chinese Massage
    1520 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 809-2018

    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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