Did you know that your body is great at telling you what it needs, you only need to listen. It will even let you know when it needs a massage. Your body will indicate when it is tired, weary and full of tension but it cannot tell you what type of massage would be best.
As an a holistic health practitioner, I can see why any given body presented to self for healing is dysfunctional, and why the muscles are out of balance. It can be due to the muscles having adhesions, the skeletal system being biomechanically out of alignment or purely due to the emotional stress and tension that the body has chosen to carry.
Over the years I have mastered the art of having ‘sensitive’ hands. I am able to detect imbalances within the feet I am presented with, and I work on those areas to release blockages of energy.