The many varied roles of massage therapy
By Sarah Fogarty (TLC Massage Therapist and Acupuncturist)
Massage therapy is a diverse therapy offering different styles of massage to suit many different health needs and different purposes in your life.
The self-care massage treatment (also known as time out, ‘treat’ yourself, pamper yourself massage).
This type of massage is for the very important purpose of looking after yourself. Whilst you might experience some muscle aches and tightness there is no limitation in range of movement and the purpose of this type of massage is to facilitates a feeling of relaxation and self-worth through the action of taking some time out for yourself.