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Different types of massage therapies

From many years, massage therapy is used for relaxation and healing techniques. There are many types of therapies available in Asheville that help in injury recovery, pain management, and stress relief. Each type of therapy works for a specific purpose and its benefits are immense.

Here are Asheville massage therapies that you can take to enjoy the health benefits.

Active Release Therapy

Brown Mountain Bodywork, provides active release therapyespecially for athletes than anyone. When you do more exercise then scar tissues build up within your deep muscles that restrict your movement. So, in this technique, therapist releases these tissues from the muscles on upper back, chest, and shoulders.

Swedish massage therapy

In Swedish massage therapy, therapist apply some styles like petrissage, friction, vibration, effeurage, taptement. These are some strokes that help to get relief from severe muscle pain, injuries, and aches and increase tightness within your muscle.

Medical massage

It is a controversy that a medical massage therapy is just like other normal therapies because they include some techniques like cranial-sacral, trigger point, and deep tissue. However, this therapy is only used in decongestive therapy which works for pain alleviation, breast cancer, and palliative care.

Acupressure or Acupuncture

Acupuncture or acupressure is just like a trigger point massage therapy. Therapist uses needles for pain relief in shoulder, knee pain, low back, stiffness, and other muscles.

Craniosacral therapy

Craniosacral therapy is non-invasive and a gentle type of therapy. Clients lay on the massage table and the therapist presses the trigger point areas on the body. However, they focus more on the torso, feet, head, and knees.