Massage therapy has been
practiced since the
beginning of times.
One of the first texts that
used the word massage
comes from ancient
Mesopotamia. They called
it Mushu'u and proves
that the ancient Sumerians
use to practice massage
4000 years ago.
It is a therapy provided without the use of appliances and with knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the human body. It consists of different types of manoeuvres ranging from rubbing, kneading,
mobilization, stretching, vibration, pressure ...
and which purpose is to relax the muscles.
Its philosophy coincides with Holistic Natural
Often creams and oils are used not to irritate the skin. It is a good opportunity to add essential oils and combine the benefits of massage and aromatherapy.
Research keeps proving the benefits of massage therapy. It helps to treat chronic diseases, injuries and alleviates the stress and tension of modern lifestyle.
Some of the benefits of massage:
Increase the blood flow in skin improving skin health.
Improve circulation of fluids pumping nutrients into tissues.
Boost immunity by stimulating lymph flow.
Release endorphins; our natural painkillers, reducing dependence in medication.
Treat tissue adhesions, spasms and cramping.
Treat weak and atrophied muscles.
Increase joint flexibility
Relax tired and overused muscles
Reduces and treats general muscles pain such as:
Cervical, low back, shoulder pain ...
In sport it is very important for pre-competition or training and post-workout recovery
Because its great relaxing effects it releases stress, exhaustion, insomnia, anxiety and nervousness
When not to have massage therapy?
Infectious diseases of the skin
Other types of infections
Thrombosis and phlebitis
Severe bleeding disorders
Fractures or cracks
Some kind of cancers (To have massage only with medical indication)
Acute phase in autoimmune diseases
Muscle and tendon rupture in the acute phase.
Does it hurt?
A Massage can be painful
depending on the intensity that
it is applied and the condition
being treated. Each person has a
different pain threshold. I always
adapt my therapy to this
threshold in order to cause the
minimal discomfort and make
the massage as relaxing and
enjoyable as possible.
Most people experience it as a
very pleasant experience.
It is safe?
It is a very safe therapy that does not involve medication or substances that may have adverse reactions or interactions with other medical treatments.
There are certain health conditions that I must be informed about before. That why it is so important to elaborate a case history on the first visit.
What I can expect in the first visit?
It is essential to elaborate a case history to establish a good valuation and identify possible contraindications.
The first visit will take about 60 minutes including the Massage.
What can I expect on the first visit?
It is essential to elaborate a case history in order to elaborate a personalized therapeutic plan.
The first visit will take about 60 minutes and you will have your first treatment done.
The benefits of frequent visits
Having a massage frequently can achieve all this benefits and help you keep the results in order to keep your health and wellness. That is why it is very important to establish a treatment schedule in order to meet your needs.