Hand Massage Therapy  
3 home spa treatments for arthritis, carpal tunnel, and scar tissue!

Hand massage therapy helps with relaxation from work-related stress, arthritis pain and stiffness, and ease inflammation for folks with scar tissue from hand or wrist surgery.

Work-related stress in the hands comes from typing all day, other computer related work, work that involves repetitive motions with the hands (as in a manufacturing type of job), or any other work that involves a continual movement of hands or certain fingers for long periods of time.

3 Spa Hand Treatments for Home

1. Hand Massager - helps to provide added circulation in muscles and joints with acupressure to specified pressure points in the hand

2. Sugar Hand Scrub with Essential Oil - exfoliates and relieves dry, cracked and overworked skin, preparing them to soak in a therapeutic hand cream treatment

3. Hand Cream Treatment - with cayenne pepper, this recipe soothes and relieves joint pain by acting as a type of thermotherapy, or heat therapy, to deeply relax muscles and increase circulation in hands

Why massage helps

Massage for arthritis pain involves rubbing the joints and gentle pulling of fingers, thumbs, or toes at the joint. It is usually a light touch massage because usually folks with arthritis are in pain, and deeper tissue massage can often inflame or irritate the hands or feet.

Working with patients who have scar tissue can help to decrease inflammation, reduce swelling and encourage a speedy recover by increasing blood circulation to the affected area. Many people who have massage for scar tissue report that healing occurs much faster, and with fewer of the other symptoms of pain than those without massage therapy.

Learning how to give massage using this hand massage video is easy and can be done in the comfort of your own home, giving you the ability to help someone with any of these pain syndromes.

This video, Comprehensive Reflexology & Massage: The Hand teaches how to perform easy techniques with reflexology trigger points and gentle massage movements. It is one of the most popular videos for learning how to massage the hand.

Meade Steadman, who instructs in this highly-rated video, demonstrates techniques for the hands of women and men, young hands and old hands, as well as anatomy of the hand, contraindications of massage, and physiological affects of the massage.

He provides slow, easy to understand instruction, of massage for hand and forearm to improve flexibility, circulation, and encourage relaxation.

This is a short clip of that DVD:

Massaging the hand is one of the most relaxing therapies anyone can have, and it's one pf the most popular services offered in the spa setting. Hand and foot spa treatments may also include a mask or scrub for gentle, relaxing exfoliation. 

Read more about the benefits of massaging the hands at LiveStrong.

Learning hand massage therapy can help you help others who suffer with pain, stiffness, or scar tissue, providing relief and healing.

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A few things about me and the creation of Massage Education Guide....

After 20 years of practicing massage, I decided to create an online resource for people who want to learn about massage, and how to relax our minds to release anxiety and stress.

I have had many clients come for massage, only to discover they just needed to talk, or they needed to cry, and let go of pain or worry, or stress, in a place they felt safe

Life has changed a lot over the past 6 months, and going to a spa may not be an option financially, or even safe, with social distancing guidelines.

Finding a way to relax our minds, and release stress and tension at home, is critical for a healthy immune system, as we find our way through this pandemic.

I've created a spa recipe book, filled with easy at-home spa ideas, to help you relax and release stress from your body at home.

Now, because of this virus, I teach folks about the benefits of massage products, essential oils, body scrubs, bath bombs, and other make-at-home goodies that help us de-stress in the comfort and safety of home ... to relax the mind and body, and make life so much better!

What's my passion? Massage therapy always and forever is my love, but helping people learn how to relax at home, is a very close second!

So, let's learn how to relax, to release stress, and rock this pandemic together!

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