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Massages can help reduce stress and boost your relaxation levels. They can be a powerful tool to help increase your overall health and well-being. Regardless of whether you’re planning to get a massage to address a medical issue or de-stress, it’s recommended you learn about the different massage types and choose the right one. There are four types of massages: standard Swedish, Deep Tissue Massage, Head Scalp Massage, and Meridian Massage. Head over to Spring Beauty Hillsborough Spa to experience them and get 25% off applicable for your first purchase.

Swedish Massage: The Foundation of All Modern Massage

Swedish massage is simply referred to as the “classic massage” in Sweden. It is widely practiced in the United States and other parts of the western world. It is, essentially, a classic procedure, representing the western standard for massage.

This massage is performed on a massage table using oil or lotion and is based on modern anatomy and physiology knowledge.

The Swedish massage technique was inspired by western concepts of the human body. The Swedish massage is widely credited to Johann Georg Mezger, a Dutch physician.

Merzger focused his doctoral studies on French friction therapies on patients with mild sprains. He was also known for being a gifted gymnast with an impeccable understanding of physiology. The bedrock and foundation of Swedish massage are the methods he describes in his 47-page dissertation on The Treatment of Distorio Pedis with Friction.

Swedish massage therapists use various techniques, such as passive joint movements to keep joints healthy and lubricated; long gliding strokes toward the heart to encourage circulation and lymph flow; compression on the major muscle groups; and attachment sites to gently release tense muscles.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massages involve the use of firm pressure and slow strokes. Massage therapists use this technique to massage deep muscle layers and the surrounding connective tissue (fascia). Deep tissue massages are especially useful for treating sore muscles and muscle pain. Additionally, it is also great for increasing circulation and inducing deep relaxation.

Head Scalp Massage

Besides helping you relax, head scalp massages can also improve circulation and strengthen your hair follicles. This massage is an excellent choice for people who are dealing with hair loss due to stress or menopause. With multiple head and scalp massage sessions from Spring Beauty Hillsborough Spa, you can finally attain your hair growth and hair health goals.

Meridian Massage

The Meridian massage is based on traditional eastern healing methods and the body’s meridian anatomy. Our body has specific focal and acupressure points. The massage therapists massage these acupressure points with long flowing strokes and other hand techniques like kneading, tapping, and even cupping.

Massages offer health benefits for the whole body. They are a great way to unwind and destress.

Our team of experts at Spring Beauty Hillsborough Spa makes every client feel at ease with our individualized services. Our therapists pamper you with massages and other customized services while you sit back and unwind. In a way, massages work like exercises. It takes multiple sessions to see results. Hence, it’s recommended you opt for a package deal from us. Start your season with our rejuvenating therapy, and make a reservation for your upcoming therapeutic experience right away.

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