Massage Therapist, MMT, CMT
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Albany, California 94706
"My specialties include helping and supporting individuals feel comfortable in their bodies despite accidental or repetitive use injuries. I have personal experience recovering from neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, back, hip, knee, ankle, foot and skull injuries. I am also experienced in the compensatory movements that manifest from multiple injuries causing postural change and ease of movement. Together, we (you and me) will be able to facilitate new or improved movements for you."
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Albany, California 94706
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"My specialties include helping and supporting individuals feel comfortable in their bodies despite accidental or repetitive use injuries. I have personal experience recovering from neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, back, hip, knee, ankle, foot and skull injuries. I am also experienced in the compensatory movements that manifest from multiple injuries causing postural change and ease of movement. Together, we (you and me) will be able to facilitate new or improved movements for you."

Who can practice massage in Albany?
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 Albany 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 Albany LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Albany massage?
Clients use massage in Albany 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 Albany can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Albany 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 Albany 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.