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The RMTSMB 'Leaders Group' has recently received the resignation of George Fraser who has served since 2015 as the Executive Director & Registrar…


Remedial Massage Therapists Society of Manitoba
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Modalities are techniques/tools used by therapist to get a specific result during treatment. These are the top 10 modality types used by therapists.

1. Shiatsu massage — is a form of acupressure bodywork from Japan.

2. Swedish massage — Sometimes called a classic massage, Swedish massage is probably the most common type of massage.

3. Deep tissue massage — Employing this massage modality, the massage therapist applies slow, firm pressure to the deepest layers of the muscles and connective tissues in order to release muscle tension.

4. Hot stone massage — is just as it sounds: A form of massage therapy that uses placing heated stones (typically basalt river rocks) on the body so that the stones’ heat and weight will help to warm and relax the body’s muscles.

5. Aromatherapy massage — Aromatherapy massage is Swedish massage therapy that incorporates massage oil or lotion containing essential oils.

6. Acupressure massage — An ancient Chinese technique that inspired modalities such as Shiatsu, acupressure massage is considered similar to acupuncture without the needles.

7. Thai massage — Thai massage combines gentle pressure and stretching techniques in order to reduce stress and increase energy.

8. Sports massage — Similar to deep tissue massage, this massage modality applies firmer pressure and targets the muscles and deep connective tissue in the body.

9. Reflexology — Also known as zone therapy, reflexology involves applying pressure to certain points of the hands and feet that are believed to be linked to various organs and systems of the body. Good for nerve stimulation, blood flow nd pain management, this modality helps to relieve stress and promote relaxation.

10. Prenatal massage — Also called pregnancy massage, this form of therapeutic bodywork caters to the needs of mothers-to-be. In response to the body’s changes during pregnancy, this form of massage aims to improve the function of muscles and joints, improve circulation, and combat fatigue

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