What actually is body massage?

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In simple words, body massage is a kind of treatment that applies different types of pressures and contact on the body to provide relief, relaxation, and heals the body. Massage is one of the oldest types of therapy to heal different types of physical, mental, and emotional problems.

With the combination of different positions, oils, herbs, and techniques massage has modernized itself. Massage involves strokes, kneads, warming, and pressing the skin with or without oils.

In the present era, there are multiple types of massage therapies each from a different origin, techniques, and aim.

Why massage?

Some types of massage therapies are aimed to relieve the stress or pain in muscles, some are aimed to increase or boost the energy and some are aimed to provide treatment to multiple physical health conditions. Last but not least many massages are provided just to relax body and soul.

Benefits of Massage

Research shows that overall massage makes a positive impact on one’s physical and mental condition in many ways. Physically it affects positively your bones, muscles, skin, breathing, digestion, and physical posture. Mentally massage increases focus level, releases stress, and puts positive effects on social well-being.  

Specifically, massage positively works in multiple ways:

  • Massage increases the body’s blood circulation
  • Refreshes and relax frozen and tired muscles
  • Stimulation of blood circulation of lymph and blood resultantly it heals the body and nourishes the emotions
  • It increases the levels of endorphins in the body which is a natural chemical for happiness in the body
  • Releases pain in muscles
  • Tension in muscles is reduced
  • Reduces stress hormones
  • Joints mobility and flexibility is increased
  • Corrects posture
  • Treats soft tissue injuries
  • Treats high blood pressure
  • Helps to treat insomnia
  • Improves skin tone

Massage is instinctive just like to hug someone or patting on the back or re-assure that you are with them; somehow, massage therapy is just a formal way of that instinct.

Benefits of massage on Health:

In many forms, massage therapy helps to relieve and cure multiple health complaints. Particularly one of the most beneficial of massage is to relieve stress & anxiety related problems, panic attacks, high blood pressure, bad posture, bad skin tone, soft tissue injuries, chronic pains, asthma, etc.

Recently professionals have started using massage for the treatment of cancer and dementia.

Massage increases the flow of the blood which in turn increases the oxygen and other nutrients that go down to all the tissues and the organs. In simple words, massage increases the amount of good stuff in your body and decreases the bad stuff from your body such as toxins, excessive oil, fat, water, and carbon dioxide.

One of the most important benefits of massage is that it boosts the immune system by improving the lymphatic system.

It is also used to heal physical injuries and other issues thus it helps to rehabilitate sports injuries.

Most of the massage makes you feel and look better with relaxed muscles, smooth skin, a calm mind, and more focused.

Before you go to the massage center:

There are different types of massages and many massage centers, so the most important thing is to choose the type of massage and the service provider. Wear loose clothes and make your mind to have a massage with some experienced massage therapists. A massage environment is one of the main things to choose from.

Few Precautions:

Before having a massage, it is suggested not to eat much and take plenty of water. Water will help to remove toxins from your body.

Different types of massages:

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