Benefits of Massage
- Massage makes good and feeling pleasurable experience.
- Massage restores stress, tension and anxiety levels.
- Massage calms the nervous system and has produces equilibrium.
- Massage relaxes, focuses and clears your mind.
- Massage boosts self-esteem and a general feeling of well being.
- Massage restores self-awareness.
- Massage relaxes muscles, effectively reducing spasms, tension and cramping.
- Massage reduces and breaks down adhesions (knots) and fibrosis.
- Massage helps to re-establish proper muscular tone.
- Massage relieves muscle and soft tissue pain.
- Massage increases the vascularity and nutrition to various muscles.
- Massage helps muscles recover more quickly from exertion and fatigue.
- Massage supports increased work capacity and encourages your metabolism.
- Massage helps to wasting from injury and paralysis
- Massage reduces joint strain and compression through releasing tight muscles and tendons.
- Massage increases the ease and efficiency of your movements.
- Massage helps to increase the retention of nitrogen, phosphorous, and sulphur in the bones and this aids in fracture healing.
- Massage improves the circulation and nutrition of the joints and helps increase range of joint movement.
- Massage enhances the elimination of the waste products of metabolism.
- Massage helps to reduce any swelling and contusions.
- Massage increases the number of red blood cells in circulation.
- Massage has the overall effect of lowering your blood pressure and reduces pulse rate.
- Massage facilitates tissue healing through the enhancement of circulation.
- Massage increases tissue fluid and assists lymphatic circulation thus reducing swelling and enhancing the immune and filtering activities of this system.
- Massage increases both venous and lymphatic flow
- Massage increases the nutrition of the tissues via an increased exchange of fluids and materials.
- Massage, via the mechanical actions on the soft tissues, produces a dilation of the blood vessels, which helps to improve circulation.
- Massage helps to reduce the lack of blood and by direct pressure and stimulation reduces pain due to the irritation of nerves that control circulatory system.
- Massage relaxes the muscles.
- It helps to re-establish proper tonus through its effect on the neuromuscular reflex pathways.
- Massage is known to affect the neurotransmitters of the brain and increase endorphin secretion in particular by means of natural painkillers.
- Massage can help reduce nerve entrapment through the release of soft tissue or muscular binding.
- Massage can reduce nerve root compression caused by muscular tension
- Massage can have a sedative, stimulating or even exhausting effect on the nervous system depending on the type and length of treatment given.
- Massage can facilitate elimination through the large intestines by mechanically stimulating peristalsis and improving tone.
- Massage stimulates peristalsis and can reduce cramping or spasm in the digestive tract.
- Massage aides the normal movement throughout alimentary canal assisting with many dysfunctions through its stress releasing effects.
- Massage increases the excretion of fluids and waste products from protein metabolism, inorganic phosphorous and salt in normal individuals.
- Massage helps to reduce tension in the skin and adjoining tissues as well as increasing its circulation and improve its nutrition.
- Massage depending on the medium used to apply it can help to re-moisturize, and soften dry skin.
- Massage can help with some skin conditions like eczema.
- Massage deepens and normalizes the breathing pattern.
- Massage can help to relieve congestion from respiratory organs like lungs through percussive and compressive movements.
- Massage increases the action of the heart, stimulating the blood flow to different organs and peripheral vascular system, helping with the elimination of waste and the absorption of oxygen.
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