Guide to the Best Massage in the World

Quite similar to the fashion industry, the world of massage is evolving. In such a situation, you need to update yourself with the latest trends Top trends hitting 2017 are listed below.

  • Combination of TechniquesWhen it comes to massage, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. The requirements and reactions of clients differ from one to another. Resultantly, many times massage therapists combine different massaging methods in a single session of treatment . To treat a pain by involving acupressure and acupuncture, for example, professionals use a range of techniques.
  • AromatherapyUse of essential oils in massaging ensures both physical and mental wellness. Whereas peppermint oil rejuvenates your body, lavender oil is used mainly to relax the muscles. Prior to the massage session, consult with your therapist regarding the mood you will get after the therapy. Your chosen therapist should know well which oil type to be used. Right use of the oil will enable you to stay refreshed – or relaxed! – throughout the day.

  • Watsu Massage Watsu is carried out in warm water by mixing aspects of dance, shiatsu, joint mobilization, and muscle stretching. Your client will remain floateing on the water while you will perform the massaging strokes. The warmth of the water creates a sense of absolute calmness in the patients. Consequently, it is becoming popular in many spas.
  • TCM MassageNowadays, traditional massages are becoming famous worldwide because of its effectiveness. In this 15-minute treatment session, ointments, herbal essences, and oils are included to increase the level of energy and to reduce the stress.
  • Neuro-Muscular TherapyIn relieving your client from muscle or lower back pain, neuro-muscular therapy can do wonders. Using elbows, knuckles, and fingers, you have to focus on various pressure levels on the muscle spasms of your client’s body. Once you are able to relax the muscles by applying this method, the muscles of the client will start to release lactic acid. During this release, muscles will get sufficient amounts of blood and oxygen.
  • Deep Tissue MassageLike its Swedish counterpart, Deep Tissue Massage also heals muscle tension. Count on it to de-stress others. However, in comparison to Swedish massage, it is a slower process involving more pressure. Here, the emphasis is given mainly upon the tissues lying underneath the muscles and skin of patients.
  • Massage for EmployeesReputed companies such as S.C. Johnson of Racine have already started providing massage therapies to its employees. The CEO of Johnson believes that this in-house massaging over the years have played an undeniable role in enabling employees to stay active and happy. In this way, their productivity is increased. Some other companies opting for in-house massage therapy are Cisco Systems, Gannett, Allstate, Fedex, and Best Buy.
Massage therapies execute lasting results if a 60-minute session is given to the patient/ client weekly. Every year, a new massage technique comes to the forefront. As these trends are unstable, make certain that you have kept your service up-to-date to satisfy the seekers.