Massage Therapist, Diane Gibbs, LMT, GCFP
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Oakland, California 94610
"What brings people to my studio? Migraines, "tech neck", TMJ Low back pain, stiff hips, sports injuries, pre- and post-op care Physical + emotional trauma 'stuck' in the system (ex: car accident, divorce, Pre- and post-natal care Desire to rest, relax, and reset! "
(628) 241-1719
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Oakland, California 94610
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"What brings people to my studio? Migraines, "tech neck", TMJ Low back pain, stiff hips, sports injuries, pre- and post-op care Physical + emotional trauma 'stuck' in the system (ex: car accident, divorce, Pre- and post-natal care Desire to rest, relax, and reset! "
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Oakland, California 94602
(510) 616-9670
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Oakland, California 94602
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Who can practice massage in School, Oakland?
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 School, Oakland 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 School, Oakland LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of School, Oakland massage?
Clients use massage in School, Oakland 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 School, Oakland can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. School, Oakland 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 School, Oakland 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.