The 3rd most popular type of job in Michigan is factory and warehouse work. As with any type of manual labor–it can take a toll on your body. That is why massage for factory workers is so important and EFFECTIVE!
Work wellness programs have become extremely popular over the last several years. Unfortunately they concentrate on office settings and haven’t quite branched out to the more physically demanding jobs such as factories and warehouses.
These types of jobs pose the following work related issues:
- standing for long periods of time
- body movement injuries
- heaving lifting
- repetitive movement
- bending and squatting
- slips and falls
- equipment and object injuries
All of these types of activities, when performed regularly, can have a negative impact on the body. Fortunately, massage for factory workers and warehouse employees can provide much relief from the negative side effects of manual labor.
Not only will massage for factory workers combat the physical stresses to the body, it helps workers perform their tasks better it also reduces stress.
What Types of Massage for Factory Workers and Warehouse Employees?
There are many types of massage, however, the following are recommended for manual labor jobs:
This is one of the most well-known types of massage and is sometimes called a “classic massage.” It uses long gliding strokes, kneading, and circular movements on the body. Massage lotion or oil is applied to reduce friction on the skin during a session. This type of massage helps ease joint pain, muscle aches and stiffness. It also improves circulation, and facilitate healing after an injury. It is highly adaptable, and could be very gentle and relaxing.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massages, as the name implies, go deeper into the muscles than a regular or Swedish massage. It can help with rehabilitation after an injury, chronic muscle pain, and conditions such as arthritis and tendonitis. It is often combined with other types of massage.
Chair massages are also known as seated or on-site massages. The fully-clothed client sits on a specially-designed chair, which facilitates the session. The massage is concentrated mainly on the back, arms and hands of the client. The therapist may use a variety of techniques, such as Swedish and Deep Tissue massages. An advantage of this type of massage is its versatility and portability. This is a great way for employers to provide the wellness benefits of massage to employees.
All Body Kneads provides onsite chair massage to all types of business and industries. For more information please call 517-898-2899.