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Performed with heated and oiled bamboo sticks, bamboo massage is a deep intramuscular treatment, as it allows optimizing the massage therapist proceedings. Bamboo is a light but sturdy wood that offers multiple therapeutic effects by dispersing tensions and liberating energies. This massage is ideal for alleviating sore muscles, boosting blood and lymphatic circulation, as well as for softening tissues. Not to mention that it allows reshaping of the silhouette. In short, bamboo massage can be relaxing but also invigorating.
In addition to fighting fatigue and stress, rolling and sliding movements of the bamboo sticks create circulatory benefits all over the body. By stimulating blood circulation, bamboo massage helps soften tissues and drain toxins, while alleviating musculoskeletal pain.
First, the bamboo sticks are heated and oiled. Thereafter, the massage therapist presses the bamboo stick on the body and applies sliding, pivoting or rolling motions according to muscular tensions. During the massage, sticks of different lengths are used, their diameter and length varying according to the area of the body that is massaged.
People with cardiovascular or blood circulation problems such as phlebitis or varicose veins, as well as people with kidney, hypertension or diabetes issues should consult a physician before receiving this care. Bamboo massage also is not recommended in case of fever or pregnancy.Find a therapist