Massage is well known in sports and is good for our body’s health while exercise strengthens our immune system and prevents the onset of many diseases.
Unfortunately, those who practice sport are more exposed to the risk of injuries and minor ailments, such as contractures, muscle strains or tendon inflammation and, in the most unfortunate cases, bone fractures or ligament injuries.
When exercising after a certain period of inactivity, you may run into minor problems, such as muscle fatigue and soreness due to lactic acid build up.
A massage done by a competent person can therefore be an effective remedy to our ailments.
Massage (from the greek massein which means “mix”, “shape”) is the oldest form of physical therapy, which has been used over time by different civilizations, to relieve muscle pain and fatigue. Today, massage is used in physiotherapy, alternative health and beauty treatments. There are many different types of massage used for different purposes: relaxation, muscle manipulation, pain relief, lymphatic drainage, cellulite reduction.
Massage Therapists can also practice in your home but you obviously need to make use of qualified professionals and be wary of frauds if choosing from ads online or in magazines and flyers.
Thanks to Anne Marie Alifano, Dolomiti Guide gives you the opportunity to take advantage of an experienced and skilled Massage Therapist, even at home.
Anne Marie is a qualified “Remedial Massage Therapist”. Remedial Massage (corrective massage) manipulates soft tissue such as muscles, tendons and ligaments to create ideal conditions within the body to ensure optimal recovery after an injury.
It is used primarily for the treatment of strains, sprains, fractures and contusions. The deep tissue massage removes blockages, damaged cells, possible scar tissue and adhesions formed as a result of the injury, speeds up recovery and encourages more complete healing.
It is also used to treat some of the damage created by lifestyle factors, such as repetitive strain injury and back pain.
The therapist needs knowledge of anatomy and physiology to determine how and where to treat the patient.
Anne Marie Alifano moved from Australia to Italy in 2011 and boasts extensive International experience in the field of massage. She recently worked as Spa Manager of Hotel Pareda in Canazei.
Among her clients are professional athletes and entertainers (Katie Uhlaender-world champion skeleton, Joel Parkinson – current ASP world champion surfer, “Survivor” – contestants of the popular American reality show and Natalie Gruzlewski – Australian TV presenter).
Thanks to its collaboration with Anne Marie, Dolomiti Guide can now offer its customers the opportunity to enjoy a professional massage in the comfort of their own accommodation, at a low cost.
For more information, please contact Anne Marie.
Phone: +39 3425783903
E-mail: [email protected]