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3 Interesting Types of Massages

You’re probably familiar with the ubiquitous hot stone and Swedish massages. But if you’re looking for something more interesting on your next massage, why not try something more adventurous? Depending on the type of body work you’re looking for, there are intriguing options available. Here are three for your review. 

Chiropractic Massage

chiropractic massage hillsboro or is the way to go if you experience back or neck pain and know you’re out of alignment. Chiropractic massages focus on the hard tissue of the joints and spine as opposed to the soft muscle tissue of other massages. This is certainly a different approach to a typical massage. If you have neck, spine, back or joint pain, then this may be the massage for you.

Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is Japanese for finger pressure, but this massage uses a combination of finger, palm, knee, elbow and foot pressure. Shiatsu has been around longer than acupuncture. It involves stretching and pressure points and is helpful with energy flow and well-being. If you’re looking for a relaxing, balancing massage, then this might be of interest to you.

Four-Handed Massage

A four-handed massage requires two masseuses. Because of this, these types of massages are generally pretty expensive. They are amazing, however, because each masseuse stands on either side of you, and every hand movement is in sync on either side. This perfect symmetry in pressure and motion produces an experience that truly is one of a kind. 

Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and hot stone massages are standard, but reliable and pleasant experiences. If you’d like to try something new, there are several massage options available. Depending on whether you have back, neck and joint pain or simply want to relax will determine which massage is the most appropriate. Determine what best meets your need while providing a new experience at the same time.