Debunking The Top 3 Massage Therapy Myths

Although it is well-known for inducing relaxation and relieving pain, there are still certain concepts individuals hear about massage therapy that are proven to be false. People who believe these statements are missing out on one of the most beneficial ways to keep the body healthy.

3 Top Myths Include:

Massage Isn’t Good for Pregnancy

 Massage therapy is dangerous for pregnancy: The proper technique administered for women who are having a baby will not make them terminate or harm the fetus. A board certified prenatal massage specialist is capable of applying strokes for back pain and the general stress and anxiety associated with carrying a child. 

Hypertension

If you have hypertension, do not get a massage is a common myth: If an individual with high blood pressure is working closely with their health care provider, it is more than likely they are on special medication and have discussed lifestyle issues.

Receiving massage therapy should not cause problems for them. In fact, a professional masseuse will cover any health conditions they might have before starting the session and then proceed accordingly. The result can lead to lowering of the systolic and diastolic, which is an added plus.

Doesn’t Help

Even though scientific research on massage treatment is not in abundance, there is no denying the proven affects it has shown to have on the body. Written papers by physicians have reported different forms of massages offering advantages for people with back pain, tension and depression.

As you can see, there are many misunderstandings about this therapeutic solution. The best way to experience what it can do for you is to make an appointment at a professional spa and massage treatment center.

You will have a chance to talk to the experts, in which you can share your apprehension and they will be able to address all your inquiries and concerns. Afterwards, you might find yourself booking a session for one of the ultimate ways to relax.

To schedule your appointment with a certified professional, contact LaVida Massage of Ann Arbor, MI today.

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