Debunking The Top 3 Massage Therapy Myths

There are some myths about massage therapy that some people believe to be true, although, they are not. Spreading false information reflects poorly on an industry in which so many individuals benefit health wise. 

Three of them are -

1.You should feel sore after a session: Lack of pain after receiving a massage is not an indication your therapist did not perform the technique properly. In many cases, people get a massage because of tension, so coming away refreshed shows the masseuse is an expert. 

2. Getting a massage is too embarrassing: Massage therapists are professionals, who will do everything to make sure that you are comfortable. This includes providing private rooms, employing discreet techniques and appropriately covering various areas of the body.

If you are a bit leery, book just a session for your head, feet, back or shoulders to get an idea of what to expect and then follow-up with a full body treatment. 

3. The wealthy only can afford massages and spa treatments: No, this is another story that is not correct. There are a variety of massage treatments offered most individuals can fit into their budget. You might discover the cost of a session is more affordable than purchasing specialty coffees and visiting fast food restaurants throughout the month.

These are just three of the top massage therapy myths that needed exposure as being erroneous.

Massage Therapy Benefits-

Getting a message is clearly one of the best things you can do for yourself, it is not only soothing, but it can help with different systems of the body including the immune, endocrine and circulation. Detoxification of the lymph nodes, which is crucial for decreasing the chances of developing multiple diseases, can be aided by receiving frequent kneading and rubbing of the lymphatic tissues. 

It is a good idea to invest in your health by finding a professional massage therapist, then booking several sessions and just letting all the built-up stress and anxiety melt away!

To schedule your appointment with a certified professional, contact LaVida Massage of Gainesville, VA today.

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