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Geriatric massage therapy
is specifically designed to meet and exceed the needs of the elderly. The rewards of the geriatric massage are vast and the massage itself is tailored to suit the individual needs of each recipient.
Geriatric massage is characterized by light assisted stretching and the use of oil to prevent excess friction against the skin.
Benefits include enhanced blood circulation, flexibility, joint mobility, posture and overall well-being, as well as reductions to arthritis and depression.
Massage is an excellent tool to support and boost health in old age. It reduces stress, encourages mobility and increases morale, with specific approaches to be applied depending on any individual health issues.