Chair Massage

What is a Chair Massage?

A chair massage, also known as the seated massage is a massage done sitting up, well almost sitting up you were sitting or actually leaning forward in a specially designed chair.  This chair allows your back and neck to face the therapist while your face is in a cradle and your arms are resting armrest in front of you. 

 

A chair massage is perfect if you are in a place to have a massage and don't want to get undressed. Chair massages are done right through your clothes. Chair massages are typically short and specific to areas of the back, neck, shoulders, arms, and hands that are causing you pain. The chair massage usually lasts from 10- 20 minutes. The techniques performed in a chair massage are acupressure, effleurage and petrissage,

 

What are the benefits of chair massage?

 

  • Increased circulation

  • Muscle relaxation of the neck and back

  • A massage without getting undressed

  • A quick relief when you are short on time

  • Easy for pregnant women so they don’t have to lie on their belly

  • Can be done in an office or on location rather than just in our office

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What is the history of chair massage?

In 1986, David Palmer first filed the patent for the first traditional massage chair which was originally dubbed

“a chair in a box”,  Weighing 28 pounds it was built specifically for performing chair massages safely and effectively without the client falling to one side, or the practitioner having to hold him up.

Since 1986 what chair massage had grown in popularity. You can find them in workplaces, airports, malls, doctors’ offices, and even At some sporting events.  It is a great way for athletes to get warmed up before a race.

If you would like to have a chair massage performed at your place of work or add erase you are involved in please let us know we would be happy to help.