Massage therapists use their knowledge of anatomy and physology, combined with traditional Swedish Massage, lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy, myofascial techniques and low grade joint mobilization. Each can help to normalize muscle tension, enhance circulation, improve posture and promote the healing process. Massage therapy is a hands-on manipulation of the body, specifically the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage sessions have a therapeutic effect on the body and improves the health and well being of individuals. Bringing awareness to the entire body is an integral part of achieving whole-body health.