Thursday, August 29, 2013


People who travel frequently, whether it is for business or recreation, are perfect candidates for massage therapy. Spending long stretches of time in a cramped seat on planes, trains and automobiles compress vertebrae, cause stiff and sore muscles, and can increase tension.
The stiff and sore muscles that stem from heavy traveling can in turn be more susceptible to injury if not properly treated. Then, of course, there are the stress factors associated with extensive travel. Just because someone has to travel often for work does not preclude them from a fear of flying. Stress can play a big role in traveling.
Massage therapist training teaches you how to help relieve both the physical and mental strain that heavy travel can place upon someone. A simple case of jet lag can often be remedied by the relaxation and comfort provided through a massage. This is why so many people start their vacations once they step off the plane by getting a nice, relaxing massage first. There is nothing better than a massage to melt away the long hours of travel and start a trip off on the right foot.