The power of touch is often underestimated, but it is one of the most powerful human senses. The skin is the largest and most sensitive organ in our body, and messages conveyed through touch are sent to the brain, which response to tactile stimuli.
The general health and vitality of the human body are highly dependent on the sense of touch. Massage stimulates the muscles of the body by rubbing the body with gentle strokes. Remedial massage is just one step forward at SITCM; using special techniques for various health problems.
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Therapeutic massage has a therapeutic character as it is a deep tissue massage designed to treat certain health problems, injuries, and muscle problems. According to massage therapists, all parts of the body are connected and even if one part is under stress, it affects the whole body.
Therapists are professionally trained to diagnose problems and also treat them with the help of massage. Clients with headaches may wish to turn their heads so the therapist can see where the muscles of the head are turning or if there is tension in the neck area causing the headaches.
Therapists who use therapeutic massage are trained to determine the range of motion and types of movement a patient can have in certain muscle groups and to treat them accordingly. The client's posture is also monitored and the various muscle groups are palpated to determine if they are tense or short of breath.