Thai Massage Therapy services does not use and oils or lotions as used in other types of massage therapies. Also the patient is also clothed which differs from traditional massage. Rather than rubbing on the body and muscles this therapy involves stretches and extending of the limbs and muscles. This therapy starts at the feet and progresses to the head with constant body contact between the therapist and the patient. In addition, the Thai Therapist will use their hands, elbows, legs, knees, and feet to move you into a series of Yoga style movements and stretches.
Some of the many benefits of the therapy is that it will mobilize and add flexibility to your joints. It also improves blood circulation throughout the body, increases, and reduces stress. It is often used to treat neck pain and headaches as well.
The slow movements of Thai Massage allow for the mind slow down and experience complete and total relaxation. This treatment aids in leveling out blood pressure and can help lower the possible occurrence of heart problems later in life.
The stress will be depleted from the individuals muscles. This will facilitate a more fluid range of extension by the muscles. With healthier muscles and increased energy, the person will be able to maintain healthy weights. Further more, this can lower blood sugar levels, and reverse the onset of and maintenance of diabetes.