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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 Triumph 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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    Center for Integrative Bodywork
    130 Fair St, Sycamore, IL 60178
    Our healing center offers a broad range of traditional and esoteric massage, bodywork, aromatherapy to melt pain and relax. We offer classes in reiki, meditation and parent infant massage technique.
    (815) 899-6000
    One Point Connection
    1915 Allen Drive, Geneva, IL 60134
    We offer holistic bodywork services and classes including Thai massage, Swedish and deep tissue massage therapy, reflexology, Reiki, cranial sacral therapy, quantum touch, aromatherapy and yoga.
    (630) 770-2770
    Integrated Spirit Healing Mass
    710 E. Ogden, Naperville, IL 60564
    I am a licensed massage therapist trained in Swedish and Thai techniques. I also offer 1st time client discounts.
    (630) 615-9120
    Mendota Community Hospital
    1401 E 12th St, Mendota, IL 61342
    (815) 539-7461
    Head Hunter Salon & Day Spa
    1017 Main St, Mendota, IL 61342
    (815) 539-3067
    Harmoni Day Spa
    142 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373
    (815) 667-4746
    Therapeutic Massage & Esthetic Professionals
    753 1st St, La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 220-0606
    Exposure Salon
    543 1st St, La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 224-2604
    Downstairs On 1st Day Spa
    613 1st St, La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 223-2055
    Spa The
    248 Lasalle Rd, La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 223-9769
    Spa The
    119 Hennepin St, La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 223-9603
    Family Chiropractic Health Center
    1723 10th St Ste 100, Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-2535
    Style Stations
    523 W Jefferson St, Ottawa, IL 61350
    (815) 433-9436
    Lavi Spa
    349 W Stevenson Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350
    (815) 434-4784
    Butterfly Landing Medi-Spa
    1631 4th St, Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 220-0979

    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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