Lengthens muscles and decreases tension on tendons and ligaments
Increases range of motion in the feet and ankles
It happens to almost everyone. You get home from work and your feet are burning, they feel swollen and it hurts just to walk across the room. We all know this is a problem and it wont go away unless we take the time to give our poor tired feet some care. Even if we find someone kind enough to rub out feet, unless they really know what they are doing and understand the anatomy of the foot, their help is only temporary. Your foot is an intricate network of bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Strong enough to bear your body weight, your foot can be prone to injury and pain. Foot pain can affect the quality of your life. Although mild foot pain can respond well to home treatments, you need a professional to help you really resolve the issue.
Even those suffering from plantar fasciitis can benefit greatly from a deeply relaxing and therapeutic massage focused on lengthening and releasing the muscles and tendons of the feet and legs. Therapeutic massage will not only help relieve toe pain, ankle pain, plantar fasciitis and osteoarthritis, but can also decrease stress and anxiety in the entire body. It can help you feel better. In addition, a variety of stretches can be beneficial. I will help you learn self care techniques that you can do at home. These will give you even greater benefit from your massage sessions.
The therapeutic benefits of foot massage, are compounded when utilized as a frequent therapy. The more you go, the healthier you feel. In 2013,Manual Therapy published a clinical trial on the benefits of therapeutic foot massage on people who suffered from chronic foot pain. All patients received eight treatments over a 6-week period with a frequency of 1 to 2 sessions per week. They found that the patients greatly benefitted from the compounding effects of frequent massage The pain level with first morning steps of patients decreased significantly for all participants. The authors concluded that the change in functional status of the patients was both statistically and clinically significant.
You are one massage away feeling great. Book an appointment with Marilene today.