What is Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapy is a scientifically-based manual manipulation of soft tissues of body for purpose of establising and maintaining good health and promoting wellness; therapist uses specific techniques to assist a client in fulfilling his or her therapeutic goals; goals are established through an intake process followed by proper and efficient treatment planning; examples of client therapeutic goals are relaxation and stress reduction, injury rehabilitation, management of symptoms during a long-term illness, and enhancing personal growth.