Swedish Massage York £70/Hour – Definition, Strokes and Benefits Swedish massage has been around a long time. It was was developed by 2 Swedish therapists. Different strokes are used at different times during the treatment. Your therapist uses oil to cover your skin, allowing for some slip and good grip. Hands are then used to […]
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Everybody loves a great back massage. It is an area the body where pain can be felt, especially the lower back, and tension can be held. Massage can help sooth both these issues.
Wringing Petrissage Stroke – How to Where to & Effects Wringing is what is termed a medium depth stroke. These are deeper strokes than effleurage that stimulate muscle tissue under the epidermis and dermis. It is done using 2 hands, pulling flesh and then pushing it together. Therapist look like they are dancing as they […]
Kneading Strokes – Palmer Digital Thumb & Ulnar Border Kneading is a petrissage stroke used generally after effluerage. The technique is similar in motion to kneading bread. It is a medium depth stroke that relaxes muscle tension and stimulates the skin. It can be done with palms, fingers, thumbs or the side of the hand. […]
Effleurage is the lightest style of massage stroke. It is used at the beginning of a massage to spread oil over the body and to warm up superficial tissues. It is used as you move between areas of the body to make sure your client knows you are still there.
Tapotement (also called percussion) strokes are the most stimulating used in Swedish massage. I describe the techniques of hacking, cupping, beating and pummelling (also called pounding) and the benefits you get from them.
Deep tissue massage, also called DTM is different to Swedish massage and has additional benefits. A masseur uses, different strokes to slowly apply deep pressure to deeper tissues. There are additional tools a masseur uses to apply these strokes.