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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 Sparks 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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    Simplyou Day Spa
    1533 N Harrison St, Shawnee, OK 74804
    SimplYou Day Spa is your perfect place for all day relaxation. Our day spa provides amazing massages, facials and waxing services. We also can do manicures, pedicures, and professional spray tans!
    (405) 275-2110
    Wellness Spa The
    717 S Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034
    Give us your body for a day, we'll give you back your mind. We are happy to offer body wraps, micro current face lifts and ultra sonic face treatments. Our wellness spa is where you can relax and let us take over.
    (405) 330-8488
    Rivers Massage
    6825 N Broadway, Edmond, OK 73034
    We offer therapeutic massages to increase your well being. We guarantee to give you the relief from your everyday stress or from any sports injuries you may have incurred. Call now to relieve your pain.
    (405) 589-1227
    Kneaded Body The
    722 E Independence St Ste G, Shawnee, OK 74804
    (405) 275-1962
    Healthy Massage
    1613 N Harrison St, Shawnee, OK 74804
    (405) 275-8619
    Escape 101
    1815 N Harrison St Ste 6, Shawnee, OK 74804
    (405) 214-7700
    Healing Hands Therapy
    400 Timmons St, Seminole, OK 74868
    (405) 380-6129
    Nails by Kim Chaffin
    1329 Eureka St, Seminole, OK 74868
    (405) 382-5462
    American Chiropractic Clinic
    318 W Highland St, Shawnee, OK 74801
    (405) 275-6363
    God's Gift
    1423 E Wrangler Blvd, Seminole, OK 74868
    (405) 220-5528
    Relaxin Hands Massage
    1032 N Park Ave, Shawnee, OK 74801
    (405) 481-0338
    Cunningham Chiropractic Clinic
    678 Kickapoo Spur St Ste B, Shawnee, OK 74801
    (405) 214-7246
    Massage Studio
    13396 Ne 23rd St, Choctaw, OK 73020
    (405) 259-8700
    Simplicity Massage
    15969 Se 29th St, Choctaw, OK 73020
    (405) 885-1130
    Therapeutic Massage
    10905 Ne 10th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73130
    (405) 769-7572

    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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