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Herndon, Virginia 20170
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"I am a very experienced Massage Therapist with over 800 hours in training and 10 years in practice. My goal is to help my clients achieve better health and live a happier healthier life. I always take my time to understand each individual needs."

Who can practice massage in 20170?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in 20170 have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The 20170 LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of 20170 massage?
Clients use massage in 20170 because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in 20170 can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. 20170 massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.

How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The 20170 massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.