How a Professional Massage Therapist Can Help You Reduce Trigger Point Pain Trigger point pain is one of the most common ailments that affect the muscles in the human body. The pain is barely bearable, mostly because it occurs in different areas at once. It can also cause numbness, tingling, and other discomforts in areas far away from the trigger point. In order to understand how a massage therapist can help you release this pain, you first have to understand exactly what a trigger point is. A trigger point is an insulated area in the body that causes shooting pain when stimulated. They can make themselves visible in tight bands of muscle fibers or in apparent knots. One of the most important things that you need to know about trigger pain therapy is that it can be a bit painful. This is mostly because these points are very sensitive and can generate pain. However, people say that the long-term benefits clearly outweigh the short-term discomfort. One of the biggest benefits of trigger point therapy is that it identifies and works very specific point of the body. Most other massage techniques focus more on the entire body rather than just a particular point. Although those massages have their own benefits, if you really want to alienate pain, then you should try a trigger point massage therapy. If trigger points are not treated, they can inflict even more pain and spread to even more areas in your body. They can also lead to postural problems. Depending on where the pain is, the massage therapist will have the patient lie down in...
Our Massage Therapist Knows the Secrets of Natal Massage Therapy Physical therapy through massage is good for both women who are still pregnant and the ones who have just given childbirth. A good natal massage can ease aches and pains that often accompany pregnancy as well as the post labor stress. To learn more of the benefits which it has, read the following information prepared by our experienced natal massage therapist! Here is what quality massage can lead to after only a few sessions: Stress reduction and tranquil relaxation. Relief from muscle spasms, cramps, and myofascial pain, especially in the lower back, neck, legs, and hips. Enhancement of the pliability of your skin and underlying tissues. Increase in blood and lymph circulation which can reduce swelling. Improvement in the outcome of labor and ease of labor pain. Provides support for the new mother who may suffer the physical and emotional strains of mothering. Stress reduction on weight-bearing joints. Professionals can also help young mothers relax mentally not only physically by offering them a treatment that will keep them away from their worries for at least an hour. Visiting a licensed professional massage therapist is of vital importance because pre-and-post natal massages are a bit different. For example, aroma therapy is not good for women who are pregnant and extra-sensitive to various fragrances. Deep tissue massages are also not good for them as too much pressure is not good for the baby. On the other hand, when the child is born, deep pressure sports massages are highly recommended to relieve labor and low back pain. The therapist you hire should...
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