Massage Therapy: Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT): Massage Therapy is an accepted component of physical rehabilitation programs. It is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being. It is also proven beneficial for many chronic conditions, and it promotes relaxation. Massage also helps relieve the stress and tension of everyday living that can lead to many illnesses such as lower back pain, arthritis, bursitis, fatigue and high blood pressure.
An example of a reflexology chart, demonstrating the areas of the feet that practitioners believe correspond with organs in the “zones” of the body.
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion
Help athletes prepare and recover form strenuous workouts
Ease medication dependence
Increase joint flexibility
Lesson depression and anxiety
Relieve migraine pain