Intense Therapy LLC massage therapists Folsom area perform acupressure massage therapy by applying gentle pressure to precise points on the body. Clients remain fully clothed during the entire session which can last up to one hour. Acupressure balances the body’s opposing forces of negative “Yin” and positive “Yang” energy and not only treats the entire body structure but also seeks to balance the mind and spirit.
Relief for a Range Of Health Conditions
Although scientific research into the health benefits of acupressure treatments vary, acupressure recipients regularly report significant relief and positive results from a variety of health conditions that range from preventing nausea following chemotherapy treatments in cancer patients, to alleviating chronic depression and anxiety disorders.
When performed by a certified acupressure practitioner, treatments have also provided relief for many ailments including:
- Nervous disorders
- Migraine headaches
- Generalized physical pain
- Menstrual cramps
- Sports injuries
- Acute pain (toothaches, sprains etc.)
Manipulating Acupressure Points
Practitioners access acupressure points using a variable pressure that is applied with the fingers, hands, arms and may also include massage using the hands and feet. Sessions typically last anywhere from 45 to 90 minutes and are often combined with other massage therapy to enhance the experience of our clients. Contact us to consult with a certified Intense Therapy LLC massage therapist and schedule an appointment.
Did you know? - The many Benefits of Acupressure
In China, acupressure is frequently used as a drug and surgery free beauty treatment to enhance facial muscle tone and improve the overall condition and appearance of the skin. Acupressure points are also used to alleviate certain forms of sexual dysfunction.