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Massage Therapists in Mercer County

Tarah Ann Hood, Massage Therapist  in Sharpsville
“Hello, I have been practicing since 2011. I attended Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy for college. I attended multiple CEU courses for Pain Managment massage techniques for chronic/ acute injuries. My primary focus in my practice is returning clients back to a stress/ pain free lifestyle. I also offer full body relaxation massage for those looking to decrease stress/ anxiety. Appointment only. 30 min, 60 min or 90 min slots available.
(724) 572-0120
Sharpsville, Pennsylvania 16150
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Who can practice massage in Mercer County?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in Mercer County have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The Mercer County LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Mercer County massage?
Clients use massage in Mercer County because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in Mercer County can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Mercer County massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.
How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The Mercer County massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.