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Benefits of Massage on Wellbeing

A good weekend starts with a positive attitude and a great massage.

“Touch the Body, calm the mind, heal the spirit.”

Massage is the act of rubbing and manipulating the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues in the body through varying pressures and movements. It is an integrative part of a wide range of treatment approaches which help enhance the result for the patients. It is useful against pain tolerance of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, and others.

According to a study in 2019 involving family caregivers in a rehabilitation hospital, findings suggest that 79% of those who got massages exhibit higher well being. Thus, massage services are beneficial for the improvement of the physical, mental, and emotional well being of an individual.

Types of massage: 

  1. Deep massage. This massage uses slow forceful movements that target deep muscles and soft tissues.
  2. Swedish massage. This massage uses long gentle movements accompanied by circular motions, vibration, and tapping to help relax the muscles and body.
  3. Trigger point massage. This massage targets the tight areas of muscle fibers that formed through overuse.

Benefits of therapeutic massage:

  • Massage is effective against reducing pain, stress, and tension in the body. 
  • Massage can help reduce mental disorders, such as anxiety and insomnia.
  • Massage can fix muscle injuries involving soft tissues.
  • Massage helps the body relax.
  • Massage improved blood circulation and excretion.
  • Massage increases flexibility allowing a more excellent range of motions.
  • Massage helps release nerve compressions in carpal and sciatica syndrome.