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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 Westminster 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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    Radiant Heart Massage
    10621 York Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030
    If you need a rich and cleansing massage, my therapeutic care is just what you need. I specialize in bare foot massages as well as full body massages. Come in and enjoy a customized treatment to restore you to full health.
    (410) 967-1892
    Massage Envy Pikesville
    3755 Old Court Road, Suite O, Baltimore, MD 21208
    Get a great massage that fits your busy schedule and budget. Introductory offer for first-time visitors at $39.00 for an hour. Check us out for a full list of our features.
    (410) 580-0505
    Jade Spa
    9065 Frederick Rd Ste E, Ellicott City, MD 21042
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    (410) 480-5233
    User Review: "They must have thought I was a cop, my first, I now first can be suspect to them, but the lady walk out twice in the middle..." - Joe (MD)
    Total Health Chiropractic Center
    250 Englar Rd Ste 12, Westminster, MD 21157
    (410) 848-3355
    Royal Treatment Massage
    77 E Main St Ste 203, Westminster, MD 21157
    (410) 635-8889
    Center for Healing Arts
    112 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157
    (410) 848-9257
    Taneytown Chiropractic
    721 Hanover Pike Ste 149, Hampstead, MD 21074
    (410) 374-9355
    Therapeutic Kneads
    1522 Liberty Rd, Sykesville, MD 21784
    (410) 549-7711
    The Right Touch Massage Therapy
    1115 Liberty Rd, Sykesville, MD 21784
    (410) 795-2071
    Ahh Zone Therapeutic Massage
    6220 Georgetown Blvd Ste C, Sykesville, MD 21784
    (410) 552-1711
    Stairway to Heaven
    4697 Scotsworth Way, Sykesville, MD 21784
    (410) 795-8660
    West End Hair Co
    5959 Exchange Dr Ste 108, Sykesville, MD 21784
    (410) 795-2509
    Ojas Yoga Massage & Wellness Center
    9419 Common Brook Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410) 356-7080
    Body Holiday Spa
    9940 Liberty Rd, Randallstown, MD 21133
    (410) 496-6400
    Golden Touch
    99 W Eisenhower Dr Ste C, Hanover, PA 17331
    (717) 633-9000

    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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