Medical Massage with Melania Mersades
My Definition of medical massage- Massage specific to your need for recovery from injury so you can get back to your normal routines.. It may hurt a little, but I will guide you using breathing techniques and guided meditation so you can heal faster.
Difference between Swedish and Medical Massage
During a spa visit, you typically enjoy a regular, Swedish Massage that’s more basic and focuses on your relaxation. However, during a medical massage, a professional may use a broader set of modalities, such as Trigger Point Therapy or Myofascial Release, to offer to aid in muscle health recovery.
Distinctions for the sake of knowledge:
Graduates are trained in the basic techniques for a relaxation and therapeutic massage. They have completed the basic amount of hours required for licensing and passed the state boards. The requirements for licensure vary greatly across the US with states like Florida requiring only a mere 500 hours, Connecticut requiring 750 and New York 1000 hours while California doesn't even license the massage profession.
Advanced Professionals have completed Continued Education and picked a specialty to begin their hands on practice professionally. They have at least 2 years time in the profession and have completed at least 2,000 full massage hours.
Specialist - has completed at least 4,000 full hours of massage and honed in on their preferred skill and type of massage they offer to the world. They have completed additional continuing education requirements for licensure and had sufficient practice in there area of skilled focus.
Experts have at least 10,000 full hour sessions on clients. They have a wide variety of skill and technique with a broader capability to meet the needs of a full spectrum of clientele at all stages of healing or illness..