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What is Swedish Massage Therapy?
Swedish massage therapy, with its systemic long, gliding strokes, relaxes muscles by removing lactic and uric acid build up in muscles, improving circulation and increases ligament and tendon flexibility. Developed in the early 1800s by Dr. Pehr Henrik Ling at the University of Stockholm to improve patient relief, the primary goal of the Swedish technique is to get the entire body to relax and promote overall
In a study conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers found participants who received a 45-minute Swedish massage showed improved levels of the hormones cortisol and arginine vasopressin, (hormones involved in stress response), increased activity of the lymphatic system (which aids in the removal of waste products in the body), and boosted immunity; all thing integral in achieving overall wellness.
The Swedish massage technique includes five main stylistic strokes: friction, firm kneading, drum-like tapping, bending and stretching. To get the combination that best works for you, please share any aches, pains, or pre-existing medical conditions you may have with your therapist so they can customize your session to your needs.