Types of Massage 

Spa & Therapeutic

“Spa services can be quite therapeutic, as well … they include massages that are for relaxation, aesthetic treatments to improve the skin tone 

Swedish Massage

 Swedish Massage is a traditional body massage that manipulates the muscles and often the joints.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic drainage massage is a much gentler technique that skims the skin's surface to remove any excess swelling or lymph [fluid] that has collected,” Angold explains.

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a good option if you have a repetitive use injury to a muscle, such as what you may get from playing a sport.

Medical/Clinical Massage

A medical/clinical massage is usually done with a medical team — physician, massage therapist, physical therapist, and so on, Olmedo says. 

Deep Tissue Massage

The massage strokes are done at a slower pace. While practicing this massage, it’s very important that a therapist check in with their client so they can adjust their pressure accordingly and not hurt the client and create an unpleasant experience.

Trigger Point Massage

Faria says a trigger point massage is best suited for people who have injuries, chronic pain, or a specific issue or condition. 

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