It can help release muscle knots, and it’s also a good choice for when you want to fully relax during a massage.
Sports massage is also a good option if you’re prone to injuries because it can be used to help prevent sports injuries. Additionally, sports massage can be used to relieve pain, anxiety, and muscle tension.
Hot stone massage
The massage therapist uses heated stones in lieu of or in addition to their hands. It eases muscle tension, improves blood flow, and relieves pain by using heated stones.
Shiatsu means “finger pressure” in Japanese. During this type of massage, Shiatsu therapists use firm pressure and muscle manipulation techniques using not only fingers, but also elbows, knees, and feet. This pressure is placed along specific points of your body, called meridians, to release tension.
The massage therapist will usually decide which essential oils to use, but you can let them know if you have a preference. Essential oils are diluted before being applied to the skin.
A meridian massage involves several different massage techniques applied to different acupressure points along the meridian lines. All hand techniques are designed to stimulate the acupressure points, causing a chain reaction along the meridian to give off health benefits to improve one's wellness.
Deep tissue massage
It’s a good option if you have chronic muscle problems, such as soreness, injury, or imbalance. It can help relieve tight muscles, chronic muscle pain, and anxiety.
Prenatal massage can be a safe way for women to get a massage during pregnancy. It can help reduce pregnancy body aches, reduce stress, and ease muscle tension.