FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is bamboo massage?
Bamboo massage is a form of deep tissue massage where the therapist uses a roll of warmed bamboo sticks instead of using his or her hands. The use of the bamboo massage tools allows the therapist to release tension and pain from ligaments, joints and muscles.
How should I clean bamboo massage sticks?
Cleaning your bamboo massage tools regularly will lengthen the life of your treatment supplies. After each treatment, wash your bamboo massage set with a light soap and water and use antibacterial wipes that are safe for use on the hands and face to wipe down each piece. As bamboo has natural occurring antibacterial properties, harsh chemicals and bleach should be avoided.
What are the benefits of bamboo massage?
Similar to deep tissue massage therapy, bamboo therapy offers a number of physical benefits including reduction of muscle tension and soreness, improved lymphatic drainage and sleep quality as well as increased circulation. Other benefits may include improved posture, a release of endorphins and stimulation of skin cells to repair damaged skin.
Where did bamboo massage originate?
Although the actual history of bamboo massage remains a mystery, use of bamboo in various forms of massage can be traced back to ancient Southeast Asian cultures.