Massage Therapist, LMT
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Glen Allen, Virginia 23059
"Polly Arnott is a Massage Therapist and Holistic Health Coach with deep experience. She comes to us from Jackson Hole, Wyoming - an extreme sport haven - where she worked side by side with Physical Therapists to performed injury specific massage to improve recovery on injured athletes. In private practice, she also worked with a wide range of clients and has designed plans for people of all ages - including the very young and older members of the community. She works to understand each of her clients' individual needs to create a plan that clients can stick with. She knows: You are unique."
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Office is near:
Glen Allen, Virginia 23059
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"Polly Arnott is a Massage Therapist and Holistic Health Coach with deep experience. She comes to us from Jackson Hole, Wyoming - an extreme sport haven - where she worked side by side with Physical Therapists to performed injury specific massage to improve recovery on injured athletes. In private practice, she also worked with a wide range of clients and has designed plans for people of all ages - including the very young and older members of the community. She works to understand each of her clients' individual needs to create a plan that clients can stick with. She knows: You are unique."

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