Massage Therapists near Saint Louis County, MO

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Kathleen H Christ
Massage Therapist, LMT, NCMBT
Verified Verified
Saint Louis, MO 63141
We offer a wide-range of therapies and modalities because we work with people of all ages and conditions from newborns to the elderly in transition. Our work can be as gentle or powerful as needed. We also do fourth and fifth dimensional medicine, as well as helping people reset and re-balance after traumas. Doing the emotional integrative work is as important as the physical, if the healing process is to hold and be transformative. Please see our website: watsu1.com.
We offer a wide-range of therapies and modalities because we work with people of all ages and conditions from newborns to the elderly in transition. Our work can be as gentle or powerful as needed. We also do fourth and fifth dimensional medicine, as well as helping people reset and re-balance after traumas. Doing the emotional integrative work is as important as the physical, if the healing process is to hold and be transformative. Please see our website: watsu1.com.
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Who can practice massage in Saint Louis County?
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 Saint Louis County 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 Saint Louis County LMT must then pass a certification exam.

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