Hello, dear friends. My name is Artur Balashonoks, I am a massage therapist. Massage has been my everyday activity for many years. Every day I serve people of active and venerable age. Before starting a course of massage, I have a conversation with a client to define the problem he/she wants to solve. With the client, we decide what kind of massage will be the most effective. Education – Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Rehabilitation, as well as a school of massage and cosmetology. I will be pleased to help you.
Sports massage is a type of massage which is used for improving physical capacities and increasing efficiency of sportsmen. It is one of links in the chain of sport training system.
This type of massage is useful for reaching good shape in the shortest term, and for maintaining it. Besides, sports massage is a good preparation for competitions, it also helps struggle with fatigue. The sports massage plays a critical part at all stages of a training (as a part of training process), and immediately before competitions.
Therapeutic massage is an effective method of curing and preventing different diseases. The massage facilitates management of pains, edema, adhesions, commissures; normalization of sexual function, acceleration of regeneration processes of affected tissues. The massage recovers strength of a tired muscle, increases its working capacity, strengthens articulations and ligaments.
The main approaches used in this type of massage are stroking, frolement, squeezing, kneading and vibration. The amount of repetition of certain massage techniques varies and depends on individual features of a patient, and on some other factors (age, health condition etc.).
Hot stone massage is a revolution in familiar massage therapy. It is manipulation on a patient via hot stones of volcanic origin.
The method of using the stones for relaxation and curing has a thousand years’ history. The origins of the stone massage therapy are observed in culture of the Ancient Chinese and Japanese, as well as in traditions of North American Indians. However, it only was the doctor Mary Nelson, who made this massage technique popular today as one of the most demanded procedures in spa centres.
There is a wide range of different massages that you can choose: