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Massage Therapists in Polk County

Della Shelgren, Massage Therapist  in Des Moines
“Do you suffer from back pain, fatigue, or a chronic condition? Feeling stressed-out or tense? Or just need a treat? Agape' Therapeutic was founded with one goal in mind; to help residents in the Des Moines and surrounding areas, maintain their health and feel great. Whatever your needs, we offer a complete range of massage treatments to address them.
(515) 423-0941
Nancy Barnett, LMT, Massage Therapist  in Windsor Heights
“I help people do the things they need to do and want to do with more comfort. My clients find massage to be the best way to address issues related to injuries, stress and the changes that come with aging. My clients find relief from headache pain, SI join pain, plantar fascitis, numbness and tingling in hands and fingers, and massage helps improve their golf swing!! I also work with people who have serious scar issues from traumatic injury.
(515) 512-5366
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Who can practice massage in Polk 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 Polk 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 Polk County LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Polk County massage?
Clients use massage in Polk 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 Polk County can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Polk 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 Polk 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.