Studies of massage therapy demonstrate that it is an effective for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension.
Some studies have found massage may be helpful for:
- Digestive disorders
- Insomnia related to stress
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Paresthesias and nerve pain
- Soft tissue strains or injuries
- Sports injuries
- Temporomandibular joint pain
Thermal Aquatic Bodywork—A winning combination of massage therapy and warm water
Hydrotherapy, Aquatic Therapy, Water Therapy
Thermal aquatic bodywork is performed in body-temperature water. This beneficial form of bodywork is recognized for its potential to promote well-being, reduce anxiety, and alleviate chronic pain.
The physical properties of water, including buoyancy, viscosity, resistance, hydrostatic pressure, and eddies, create a safe environment for rehabilitation and healing, This makes thermal aquatic bodywork a multi-dimensional intervention. Its powerful techniques are designed to enhance the mind’s capacity to affect bodily function and symptoms in a way that cannot be accomplished on land.
The warmth of the water during thermal aquatic bodywork assists in relaxing muscles, widening blood vessels, and increasing blood flow to injured areas. It is also likely to leave you both physically and mentally relaxed.
Many different types of land and aquatic therapy and bodywork are beneficial to your type, including:
- Watsu® Therapy
- WaterDance® Technique
- Healing Dance® Technique
- Aquatic Integration™ (AI)
- Jahara® Technique
- Craniosacral Therapy in Water®
- Hot Stone Massage
- Thai Traditional Massage
- Craniosacral Massage