Thursday, February 23, 2017

Massages Hurt - They Don't have To

Often times people claim that a massage hurts and they do not enjoy being hurt. However, we need to establish the difference between paid and discomfort, as is provided in the excerpt below:

Muscles naturally deflect pain from your body. If your muscle ever feels as if your body is about to be injured in any way, that reflex to deflect the pain is stimulated. If your massage therapist is ever applying too much pressure, your muscles tighten together to naturally counterattack the force. However, it should be known that this is the opposite of what a massage should be doing for your body. A massage is meant to relieve the tension of your muscles so if you feel as though the massage therapist is applying too much pressure for comfort, ask them to relieve some of the pressure.
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