Swedish Massage: The most common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes , as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing. And it may even help after an injury.
Deep Tissue Massage: Deep tissue massage is best for giving attention to certain painful, stiff "trouble spots" in your body. The massage therapist uses slow, deliberate strokes that focus pressure on layers of muscles, tendons, or other tissues deep under your skin. Though less rhythmic than other types of massage, deep tissue massage can be quite therapeutic - Relieving chronic patterns of tension and helping with muscles injuries, such as back sprain.
Sports Massage: Developed to help with muscle systems used for a particular sport, sports massage uses a variety of approaches to help athletes in training - before, during, or after sports events. You might use it to promote flexibility and help prevent injuries, Or, it may help muscle strains, aiding healing after sports injury.
Neuromuscular Massage: Neuromuscular therapy is a form of soft tissue manipulation that aims to treat underlying causes of chronic pain involving the muscular and nervous systems. This medically oriented form of massage addresses trigger points (tender muscles points), circulation, nerve compression, postural issues, and bio-mechanical problems that can be caused by repetitive movement injuries.
Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils. When you inhale essential oil molecules, messages are transmitted to the lymphatic system and affect heart rate, stress levels, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion, and the immune system. Each essential oil has different healing properties. For example, some calm while others energize.