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Massage or Massotherapy
The idea that the sick can be cured through contact is ancient. The first written document on massotherapy of which there is evidence is Chinese and is 3,000 years old (The Kong-Fou book of Lao-Tse written in the 6th century B.C.). The Hindus, Egyptians and ancient Persians had their manual techniques; there are Egyptian references dating back to the 22nd century B.C., where they describe manual treatments for the healing of ailments.
For Babylonian-Assyrian medicine, massage was considered useful to restore the imbalance that was causing an ailment to the sick person, and the Persians had chapters on massage in their medical writings.
The word massage has various roots, such as the Arabic “mass” (to palpate or touch) or the Greek “massein” (to knead or rub). Therefore we can know that in these cultures massage was also an important branch of therapy. From Greece comes the “Father of Medicine”, Hippocrates of Cos, who in the 4th century B.C. emphasized the enormous importance of frictions and taught them to his students. About six centuries later, his great follower Galen studied exhaustively the manual techniques and wrote extensively about massage.
Types of massages you can find in Corporis..
This massage is especially indicated for people who suffer from high levels of stress or nervous tension.
What is a session like?
Using oils and creams of the highest quality, aromatherapy and a quiet environment, with soft music that promotes tranquility, the therapist performs precise massage sequences on the patient’s body to relax the tissues, stimulating the sensory fibers found in the skin and superficial musculature. The pressures used are of mild intensity.
Therapeutic Sports Massage
This massage is especially indicated for people who due to professional performance, bad posture or intense sports activities, accumulate a lot of tension at the muscular level, generating contractures that limit and reduce their quality of life.
What is a session like?
Using high quality oils and creams, the therapist performs sequences of precise massage, focusing on those points where muscle tension accumulates. The pressures used are of medium to strong intensity (depending on the patient’s preference/tolerance).
Lymphatic / Venous Drainage
This massage is especially indicated for people suffering from swelling in the lower extremities, tired legs, muscle cramps, varicose veins, poor venous return.
What is a session like?
Using oils and creams of the highest quality, the therapist performs precise massage sequences on the patient’s legs, from distal to proximal (centripetal direction), to facilitate the return of fluids, improving blood and lymphatic circulation. The pressures used are of gentle/medium intensity.
Who can benefit from this therapy?
Anyone with physical discomfort in legs, arms or back. From children to elderly people.
Is the treatment painful?
Depending on the type of massage selected, the force and pressure with which the treatment is applied will vary from very light to moderate-heavy. In the latter case, if the patient has a lot of muscle tension, he/she may experience some discomfort during the session, as a result of the release of these muscle tension points.
How much time should pass between sessions?
Las sesiones de masaje terapéutico deben pasar un mínimo de 48h antes de repetir el tratamiento. El resto de modalidades de masaje pueden hacerse diariamenteA minimum of 48 hours must pass before repeating the treatment. The rest of the massage modalities can be done daily.
Are there any contraindications to these therapies?
- Febrile and infectious processes.
- Risk pregnancies.
- Tumor processes.
- Dermatological conditions.
- Bleeding wounds.
- Unconsolidated fractures.
- Decompensated vasculopathies
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