Access - The advantage over other techniques is that we can treat parts of the muscle and deep layers of muscles that our hands and fingers can not reach, and it works faster than massage to relax muscles. No Medication - There is no medication used in dry needling, so we can treat many trigger points during each treatment. Immediate relief - Disabling trigger points can provide immediate relief from symptoms, and then we can immediately stretch and train the muscles to work in their new range without pain of movement. Thus, the results are obtained with dry needling which can not be obtained with any other treatment. what-are-the-benefits-of-dry-needling
Acupressure is an ancient Chinese technique based on the principles of acupuncture, and involves the use of finger pressure ( without the needles ) on specific points along the body . Chinese cultures believe the points are times of meridian pathways that carry energy called chi . Of acupressure massage therapy stimulates and activates the body's energies to help fight illness and restore harmony . Some acupressure points are important because they relate to a specific part of the body while others are more general in their effect.It can also be used for general preventive health care . The treatment will normally be administered in a manner similar to traditional massage. The points are massaged using finger or thumb , and sometimes a blunt object, in a fairly rapid circular motion with a medium pressure between 5 and 15 minutes at a time. If you visit a professional, you may need to strip to expose the area that requires treatment so they can have physical contact with you. This is an important factor in locating the correct energy points and encourage an exchange of energy between the practitioner and the recipient. A therapy session can last between 30-60 minutes depending on the problem at hand. Benefits and Effects Acupressure is safe and effective ; it can be used on anyone and is applicable to all age groups . Acupressure can relieve : Pain , headaches , migraines , insomnia , depression, toothache , dizziness , menstrual pain , digestive disorders such as diarrhea and constipation , nausea , morning sickness , motion sickness , the stress and fatigue.
What is massage therapy? Massage therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references in ancient medical texts nearly 4,000 years. In fact, Hippocrates, the "father of medicine," referenced massage when he wrote, in the 4th century BC: "The physician must be aware of many things, and assuredly with rubbing." Nowadays, in addition to "rubbing" massage therapy, often referred to as the body or somatic therapy refers to the use of different techniques of muscle and soft tissue structures of the body which include the wayside application or movable pressure, holding, vibration, rocking, friction, kneading and compression using primarily the hands, although massage therapists do use other body parts, such as the forearms, elbows or feet. All techniques are used for the benefit of the musculoskeletal system, lymphatic circulatory, nervous, and other body systems. In fact, massage therapy positively affects the health and well-being of the client: