When is it appropriate to seek bodywork or massage therapy? The question is asked often more than you imagine. Many ask whether it is better to seek out massage therapy during the day, in the afternoon or even later in the evening.
The way we accomplish your goals using massage therapy is more complex than an easy Q&A in this article. It is a live conversation between you and your massage therapist. Let's address them:-
Image Source: Google
Q1. Do I need to get my massage early in the day, after lunch, or in the evening?
A1. A large number of people are worried about this However, don't be concerned. Massage Therapy is enjoyable and some people experience a sleep-like state during their session However, this doesn't mean you're likely to feel sleepy following the session. Many people actually are more energetic and relaxed after having a massage.
Q2. Should I seek out my massage therapy before the pain?
A2. My experience is that it's better to receive massage therapy to reduce the pain of muscles or to avoid an occurrence of pain. Many Massage Therapists and their clients think that waiting until you're suffering from moderate pain will allow them to pinpoint the cause easier; However, this isn't the case. Find help earlier.
Q3. Should I seek massage therapy prior to or during workout?
A3. Yes. There are massage techniques specifically designed to aid you in your training and athletic pursuits. The practice of Sports Massage is usually broken down into pre-event, post-event and inter-event methods to boost performance and aid in the recovery process.