What is Massage therapy?
Massage therapy is the focused manipulation of soft tissue for a specific outcome. That outcome can be many things like relaxation, increased movement, and reduction in pain. There are many different techniques that can be used to achieve those goals. These techniques such as Swedish massage, assessment, joint mobilization, exercises, and myofascial release are learned in a 2200 hour/2-year course.
How can massage therapy help you?
Massage therapy can help in many physical conditions like frozen shoulder, migraines, piriformis syndrome, and post workout soreness.
The Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba has a beautiful tool to see how massage therapy can help. Click the link below for more information.