benefits of massage are extensive. Massage can be used to help preserve
and modify illness. It can work in conjunction with orthodox and complementary
therapies, and is in itself an enjoyable and healthy activity.
massage, the amount of blood pumped to the heart is increased due to
the expansion of the capillaries. This causes a temporary reduction
in systolic, and diastolic blood pressure, as well as a slight increase
in the heart rate.
can soothe joint pain caused by injury, inflammation, and every day
exertion by promoting increased blood flows to the affected areas.
can be greatly improved through massage of the chest, shoulders, and
back. Reducing tensions in these areas can assist in the removal of
congestion from the lungs, aiding respiratory conditions.
massage, perspiration may be increased, thereby removing additional
toxins from the body.
nervous system assists in the regulation of all other systems of the
body. Through massage the nervous system is calmed, allowing better
communication with the organs, helping them to operate more effectively.
of the primary functions of the digestive system is to remove waste
and toxins from the body. However, stress and poor eating habits can
prohibit this system from working efficiently, resulting in indigestion,
bloating, and constipation. Massage can improve the functions of the
digestive system and relieve these symptoms by stimulating peristalsis,
the spontaneous massage action of the intestines.
lymphatic system is a part of the body which helps fight infection.
As such, its efficiency of operation plays a vital role in overall
health. Through massage, congestion in the lymphatic system may be
eased, improving this system's overall effectiveness, and strengthening
the body's ability to fight infection.
of the most common reasons for getting a massage is relief of muscle
tension. Massage releases built up tension from tight muscles, enabling
them to once again work efficiently.
negative emotions we sometimes store inside can lead to tension in
the muscles, which can be alleviated through the movements of massage.
The counterpressure on the muscles dissipates tension, freeing it to
be converted into energy.