Male Massage Therapy for Relieving Stress

Male MassageMassage is a well-known way to relieve stress and improve how you feel overall. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, 39 million people in the US have at least one massage a year. This is a significant portion of the populace, indicating that massage is highly beneficial to the quality of life of everyday people. It doesn’t matter what sex you are, this therapy provides relief.

If you are a man, male massage may be especially beneficial to you. It doesn’t fundamentally differ from the kinds of massages women yet, but may make you more comfortable getting a targeted massage.

For starters, you may benefit from treatments that target common areas that hold tension. I’m talking about your head, neck, and eyes. Specific massage techniques can be used to relieve headaches and tension and even relieve sinus pressure and pain caused by eye strain. People are overworked and sleep too little, making massage an essential part of your health. This is especially the case if it can be used to release stress and give you a bit of a break once in a while.

Another area that male massage may target are the hands. This can get rid of stress that’s built up during the day and leave your fingers feeling more nimble for the next day.

A good neck and shoulder massage can work wonders for getting rid of stress caused by tension. When you’re tense, you tend to shrug up your shoulders and this can lead to increased neck pain and even headaches. A trained professional can massage this area to work out any knots and leave you feeling looser and more relaxed.

Another place that gets really tense is the lower back. Sitting incorrectly at a desk all day long or lifting heavy things incorrectly are the prime causes of lower back pain. Thankfully, male massage can relieve tension in this area and leave you feeling more flexible and pain free–a major precursor to stress relief.

Finally, you may find that a good foot massage is all you need to relieve stress. There are a lot of acupressure points on your feet as well, which can create a more relaxed you when properly stimulated. The key here is to find a massage therapist that is well-versed in a variety of different massage techniques and is willing to try a bunch of different things to provide you with the best quality results.

About Doug Powell

Doug Powell, LMT, is a licensed massage therapist in the state of Florida offering Swedish, deep tissue, sports and therapeutic massage therapy. He is a graduate of the Orlando Institute of Massage Therapy where he finished his studies at the top of his class. He has practiced professional massage therapy in Orlando since 1996 and is a member of the Massage Network and International Massage Association. If you suffer from chronic muscle tension, pain or persistent stress, discover how my professional services can help you! Get Well and Stay Well My goal as a natural health care practitioner is to encourage the body and mind to regain and maintain their normal function. Indeed, when you create health, dis-ease disappears. As you help the body regain it’s normal function, many health problems resolve naturally. Some of the conditions I have successfully worked with include: low back pain joint pain neck and shoulder pain chronic low energy/weakness stress overload Is This Work Right for You? People come to me for a variety of reasons. For many, a weekly massage serves as an antidote to stress or as a recuperative phase of their fitness program. Others are looking for help with chronic pain or injuries. The services I offer are tailored to meet your needs whether you are ill, in tip-top shape, or somewhere in between. The goal is to increase your wellness: your vitality, your ease of movement, the function of your body, and your peace of mind.
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