Massage involves pressure being applied to all the various layers of muscle across the body
- To help with the bodies healing process
- Decrease muscle reflex activity
- Promote well being and relaxation
- To remove knots from build up of waste products
Massage involves putting pressure on the body and working –tension, motion, structured, stationary, unstructured, moving or vibration, done with a mechanical aid or manually.
Target tissues may include ligaments, muscles, joints, tendons, skin, fascia, or other connective tissue, including lymphatic vessels, of organs of the gastronomical system.
Massage can be applied with the elbows, hands, knees, forearm, fingers, or feet.