Massage is body maintenance point blank period. Although, it feels great it is not a luxury or a treat to yourself, but a lifestyle. Have you ever had a professional massage? If not, it will change your life forever!
I am a legally blind professional massage therapist. I have been practicing massage since 2012. I am passionate about my craft and have my clients best interest at heart. I graduated from Southeastern Institute school of massage in Columbia, SC. I have 900 credit hours (state requires 500) and i also received a certificate from Greenville Technical College Massage Program in Sports Therapy. I have worked with Clemson football (2016 Nat. Champs), soccer and golf teams, Seneca Rehabilitation, Xtreme Fitness, GHS and The March of Dimes.
What is massage?
Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, including these common types:
Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It's increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.
Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
For certain medical conditions massage therapy is generally contraindicated, or should be avoided at the time.
For the following conditions massage therapy is locally contraindicated, or the affected areas are to be avoided: