Massage Therapists near 20191

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Wellness Massage Loudoun
Massage Therapist, CMT, LMT
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 596-4409 View (703) 596-4409

Who can practice massage in 20191?
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 20191 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 20191 LMT must then pass a certification exam.

What are the benefits of 20191 massage?
Clients use massage in 20191 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 20191 can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. 20191 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 20191 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.