Massages

Does massage disposes Toxins and Lactic Acid? Find out

Source: Massage Sloth

This is for massage clients and therapists: What are these “toxins” that you’ve heard about, and can massage flush them out? Do you have lactic acid crystals in your muscles causing pain? Spoiler: All of these are massage myths.

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Sex experts reveal the top male erogenous zones that women should pay attention to on their partner during intercourse.

While you may have thought there were only a few hot spots on the male body to focus your attention on during sexual encounters, there are actually quite a few major focal points on the male body that when triggered, can instantly lead to an orgasm.

Source: Fatherly.com

You stretch, you warm-up, you ice, you even take Epsom-salt baths (OK, just that one time). But if you really want to take care of your sore muscles, in addition to all that you should learn about the benefits of foam rolling. The foam roller is a small device that can provide relief from existing muscle soreness when you get in the habit of using it to put pressure on your muscles.

Source: Greatist

Not only can a good massage enhance physical mobility,Trusted Source relieve pain,Trusted SourceTrusted Source and lower the bloodstream’s concentration of stress hormones,Trusted SourceTrusted Source getting a rubdown has also been shown to boost the brain’s production of feel-good chemicals like dopamine and serotonin,Trusted Source bolster immunity,Trusted Source and improve sleep.

Source: Elementsmassage

Eyes open slowly, blinking periodically to adjust for a new day. A deep breath is taken while your limbs stretch out, and that’s when you feel it. It’s the day after your massage, and when you roll out of bed you wonder to yourself, “Did I work out yesterday? Did I lift weights in my sleep?” Your muscles feel a little sore, and some seem a bit swollen, almost like they’re bruised. 

Source: Painscience

People think of massage therapy as a “safe” therapy, and of course it mostly is. But things can go wrong, or at least a bit sour. While serious side effects in massage therapy are extremely rare, minor side effects are downright common. A 2007 survey of 100 massage patients1 found that 10% of 100 patients receiving massage therapy reported “some minor discomfort” in the day following treatment.

Source: Tripsavvy

A “happy massage” is a massage that ends with erotic contact between the client and massage therapist. Usually, there are tip-offs that erotic contact is on the spa menu—for example, an innuendo in the name of the spa. The spa menu also might be worded in such a way that seems off, such as treatments using terms such as “all-body massage,” “tantric massage,” “thigh massage,” or “body-to-body massage.” Although Asian massages have a long medical and cultural history, “Asian massage” can sometimes be code that a spa performs happy massages.

Source: Healthline

Deep tissue massage is a massage technique that’s mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries. It involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. This helps to break up scar tissue that forms following an injury and reduce tension in muscle and tissue.

Source: SmartTipsVideos

Yvonne Larson, Master Massage Therapist of http://TheNeckWorkExpert.com, shares a smart tip about the top 3 embarrassing situations that could occur during a massage and how to get over your concerns about them.

Source: HM Massage

Schooling for massage is great but they don’t teach you everything. Here are my top 5 things that I WISH I knew before entering into the world of Massage Therapy.

Source: HM Massage

Massage Therapy and Chiropractic both aim to heal and optimize a person’s body. Through different approaches they each have unique benefits but which one should you choose? Here’s my answer.

Source: Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)

Intake procedures, health history, proper draping, and communication between client and therapist are all important elements of a massage session. Massage therapist Cindy lets clients know what to expect so that you always feel comfortable during a session.

Source: Emory University

Full Story — http://bit.ly/SugnxC — A new study shows there are sustained, cumulative beneficial effects of repeated massage therapy. The effects persist for several days to a week, and differ depending on the frequency of sessions.

Source: myPhysioSA MT Barker

Surprise & impress your partner or friends with an upper back massage. Our ‘How to massage video’ by Remedial Massage Therapist Michael will teach you how to properly massage the muscles between the shoulder blades, at the top of the shoulder and up into the neck muscles.