2013 – Benefits of Massage

Posted by massther on Oct 25, 2013 in Body TalkNews | 0 comments

Therapeutic Massage Therapy is the mobilisation of soft tissue, for example: muscle, fascia and body fluids, to restore normal systemic and biomechanical, or functional, use.

Massage is used to treat most musculo-skeletal and associated problems.

Massage contributes towards improved circulatory, lymphatic and neurological functioning.

Massage can be stimulating or soothing depending on the technique, depth and speed used and is both safe and effective when carried out by a trained registered therapist who, with the co-operation of the patient, helps to create balance and harmony from within.

Therapeutic Massage is indicated as a relevant choice of health care in the following:

It is important to choose a registered Therapeutic Massage Therapist with care. Members of MTA are required to abide by a Code of Ethics that ensures patients are treated according to recognised professional and ethical standards. All members of MTA are registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa.