Geriatric Massage Therapy


 
geriatric massage therapyGeriatric Massage Therapy is designed to address the specific needs of the elderly population. This type of massage for the elderly uses gentle and light techniques.  A combination of passive stretching and  light oil/lotion permits the muscles to be worked on without causing excessive friction and discomfort.  This type of massage helps blood circulation,  improves balance and flexibility, reduces the pain of arthritis, increases joint mobility, and improves posture. It can also combat depression and encourages overall well-being.