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How to know which type of massage is best for you?

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SOURCE Massage Envy Spa

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Cleveland have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage. 

Massage Envy Spa: Select the most suitable massage with custom guide

Perfect for beginners: Swedish Massage

  • Light to medium pressure
  • Loosens tight muscles and promotes circulation
  • Relieves chronic pain
  • Refreshes and rejuvenates

Targets specific areas: Deep-Tissue Massage

  • Relieves pain and stiffness
  • Loosens scar tissue
  • Focuses on repetitive injuries and pain

For the physically active: Sports Massage

  • Reduces risk of injury in overused muscles
  • Benefits post-workout recovery
  • Improves flexibility and heals muscles

Relaxation for expecting moms: Prenatal Massage

  • Relieves headaches, back and sciatic pain
  • Increases blood flow
  • Improves sleep, reduces fatigue and elevates mood

Gentle touch technique using smooth, steady pressure: Geriatric Massage

  • Reduces pain and anxiety
  • Increases range of motion, balance and flexibility
  • Stimulates skin, muscles and bones

Addresses the head, neck and spine: Cranial Sacral Therapy

  • Releases tension in head and neck muscles
  • Decreases stress from chronic injuries
  • Relief from head and neck pain, arthritis and TMJ

Focuses on feet, calves and upper legs: Reflexology

  • Stimulates nerve endings corresponding to other areas of the body
  • Relief from stress, anxiety and other general body pains
  • Helps relieve plantar fasciitis and common forms of arthritis

A spa experience using smooth, heated stones: Hot Stone Envy®

  • Relieves chronic pain, reduces stress and promotes relaxation
  • Decreases pain and muscle spasms
  • Relief from fibromyalgia, arthritis, carpal tunnel and more

Best for people who spend hours in a stationary position: Trigger Point Therapy  

  • Relaxes tight muscles to relieve pain in other areas of the body
  • Alleviates headaches and releases tension
  • Addresses chronic pain in neck and body

To schedule one of these massage therapies, for more information and to find a location in your area, visit: http://www.massageenvy.com/regions/OH/Toledo.aspx

About Massage Envy Spa®?

Massage Envy Spa, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a national franchisor, and through its franchised locations, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to members and guests with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy Spa has 1,000 franchise locations in 49 states and 1.5 million members.  In addition, the average unit volume for a franchise location is $1.35 million. Through its national partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, Massage Envy Spa has raised more than $2 million in three, one-day Healing Hands for Arthritis events. The company was recently ranked #1 Best Franchise with an initial investment of $500,001 and up by Forbes, #88 in Franchise Time's Top 200, #54 in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500 and #24 in its Fastest Growing Franchise rankings. Massage Envy Spa is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and was named a 2013 Military Friendly Franchise. For more information, visit MassageEnvy.com.

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