Spa treatments are the services that a spa provides. The most popular spa treatment is massage. It has been around for thousands of years and has a number of health benefits.
Other popular spa treatments include facials and body treatments like salt glows and body wraps
Massage therapy is a relaxing treatment that has been around for thousands of years. In fact, the word “massage” comes from the Greek root “masso," which means "to touch". Massage therapists use a variety of gliding, kneading and cross-fiber friction strokes to work the muscle tissue, releasing tension and improving circulation Many people consider massage therapy to be just about pampering, but it has important health benefits. In fact, you get the greatest benefit when massage therapy is part of your regular wellness routine most common type of massage therapy and a good choice for first-time spagoers.. Other types include deep tissue massage, sports massage, hot stone massage , aromatherapy , lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy , craniosacral therapy, neuromuscular therapy and myofascial release, watsu , Rolfing, reflexology , Shiatsu, Thai Massage and Ayurvedic massage like abhyanga.
Health benefits include
Massage calms the nervous system and promotes a sense of relaxation and well being.
* Massage reduces tension and anxiety.
* Massage improves blood circulation, which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells.
* Massage stimulates the lymphatic system, which carries away the body’s waste products.
* Massage prevents and relieve muscles cramps and spasms.
* Massage therapy can help with pain management in conditions such as arthritis, sciatica, muscle spasms
Don't get massage therapy if you are feeling ill, have rashes or open wounds, or have just had surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Pregnant women should check with their doctor before getting massage therapy