Massage-Natural pain relief and stress

Due to the hectic pace of today  we all implement several methods for a certain type of relief. They never pinched bridge of your nose to relieve the pain of a headache? Or kneaded the neck and shoulders to relieve tension? How about soaking the foot or rubbing your calves after standing all day? Massage or twisting lower back for relief? We have done all this. Today, some turn to professional masseurs for the relief, others turn to self-help.

Massage of back in 460 BC. It has been a long and proven to do what it professes to do; relieve pain, stress and pain of the muscles. Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deep layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance function, aiding in the healing process and promote relaxation and well being. Massage is a word derived from the French word  ' massage "meaning
 "Friction kneading ".  'Massa  Arabic words meaning "" to touch, feel and handle  ", the Latin word  'massa " means  "mass or dough ".

Massage involves the manipulation of the body with pressure and tension, movement or vibration. This can be done by hand or mechanical AIDS. Tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, lower arm and legs. Currently, more than 80 different types of conditions.

You can find books about massage from ancient times in the civilizations of Rome, Greece, India, Japan, China, Egypt and Mesopotamia. Hippocrates wrote about it in 960 BCE. In Romania was diseases treated by massage.

By the middle of the nineteenth century massage was very popular in the United States. 1930  'S and the 1940  's influence of massage decreased as a result of medical advancements in battery cell technology of the time. But in 1970  's massage  's influence grew again with a remarkable increase among athletes.

The main professionals provide massage therapist include Massage, athletic trainers, physical therapists and practitioners of many Chinese and other drugs and contra-indications to massage include Thrombosis, bleeding disorders or taking blood thinners, damaged blood vessels, weakened bones from cancer, osteoporosis or fractures or bruising and fever.

Acupressure technique of Chinese medicine and acupuncture. With acupressure physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points.

Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscles and connective tissue. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the muscles of the top of the page. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for those who know the consistent pain, usually repetitive hard physical work or injury arising.

Reflexology is based on the principle that there are reflexes in the arms and legs, relative to each organ, gland and system of the body.

A variety of techniques which are practiced on themselves, such as rubbing the temples, with a strong pressure in circular motion or rubbing the bottoms of feet with fists or stones are effective. There are many techniques that one can massage yourself, as well as devices that will be used.

Stone massage uses cold or water heated stones to apply pressure and heat on the body. Stones coated in oil is also used by therapists provides various massaging strokes. The hot bricks used are commonly Basalt, lava rocks. As the stones are placed along the recipients back, help retain heat, which then deeply penetrates muscle, releasing tension.

Swedish massage is one of the most famous and most popular method of massage. It uses five styles of long, flowing strokes to massage. The five basic strokes are effleurage, petrissage, tapotement and friction and vibration. Shown useful for reducing pain, joint stiffness and improve circulatory functions in patients with poor circulation. This is also called classical massage.

Benefits of massage is relief from pain, reduce anxiety, depression, while the reduction in blood pressure, heart rate and state anxiety. The theory behind the benefits of massage include blocking nociception activates the parasympathetic nervous system, which can stimulate the release of endorphins and serotonin, which prevents fibrosis or scarring. This also increases the flow of lymph and improve sleep.

Massage, however, has proved to be the same with or without scientific merit. Helps the Body to create blood flow to enable oxygen to reach our offices and the maintenance of health. Medical professionals only can do so much for us. It is our responsibility to take care of ourselves, reduces stress, time to relax, eat right and exercise. Massage enhances our benefits and care.

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