Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure.
Health Benefits of Massage Therapy
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.
Miguel A. Solis, Jr.
Certified Massage Therapist
Phone: (760) 413-7847