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Due to the frantic pace today, we all use many methods for relief. Have you ever pinched your nose to relieve a headache? Or did you need your neck and shoulders to relieve tension? How about soaking your feet or scrubbing your calf after standing on your feet for days? Or do a massage or twist your lower back for relief? We all did it. Today, some seek help from professional masseurs, others – to self-help.

Massage dates back to 460 BC. C. He has existed for a long time and has been shown to do what he professes to do; relieve pain, stress, and muscle aches. Massage is the manipulation of the superficial and deep layers of muscles and connective tissue to improve function, aid in the healing process, and promote relaxation and well-being. The word massage comes from the French word ‘massage', which means

Spa Massage involves the action on the body and manipulation of pressure, tension, movements, or vibration. It is possible to do this manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, joints, or other connective tissues, as well as lymphatic vessels or organs of the gastrointestinal tract. Massage can be applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, and feet. There are currently over eighty different types of methods.

You can find works about ancient massages in the civilizations of Rome, Greece, India, Japan, China, Egypt, and Mesopotamia. Hippocrates wrote about him in 960 BC. C. In Romania, diseases are treated with massage.

In the middle of the 19th century, massage became very popular in the United States. During the 1930s and 1940s, the effects of massage diminished due to advances in medicine at the time. But in the 1970s, the effects of massage increased again with a marked increase among athletes.

Best massage practices include masseurs, athletic trainers, physiotherapists, and practitioners of many Chinese and Oriental medicines. Contraindications to massage are deep vein thrombosis, bleeding disorders or anticoagulants, damaged blood vessels, weakened bone cancer, osteoporosis or fractures or bruises, and fever.

Acupressure is a traditional Chinese method of medicine derived from acupuncture. At acupressure on physical points of acupuncture physical pressure is applied.

Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve the strong tension of muscle and connective tissue. This type of massage is aimed at the muscles located below the surface of the upper muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for those who are constantly experiencing pain, which usually occurs as a result of repeated heavy physical work or injury.

Reflexology is based on the principle that there are reflexes in the arms and legs that affect all organs, glands, and systems of the body.

Various techniques that are practiced on themselves are effective, such as rubbing the temples with strong pressure in a circular motion or rubbing the soles of the feet with fists or stones. There are many techniques with which you can massage yourself, as well as devices for use.

Stone massage uses cold or water-heated stones to pressure and warm the body. The therapist also uses oil-coated stones for various massages. Hot stones are usually basalt and lava rocks. By placing stones along the back of the recipient, they help retain heat, which then penetrates deep into the muscle, releasing tension.

Swedish massage is one of the most famous and popular massage methods. For massage, use five styles of long smooth strokes. The five main strokes are leakage, Petri sage, tapotement, friction, and vibration. It has been shown to be useful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving circulatory function in patients with poor circulation. It is also known as a classic massage.

The benefits of massage include pain relief, anxiety reduction, depression, temporary lowering of blood pressure, heart rate, and anxiety. Blocking nociception by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system, which can induce the release of endorphins and serotonin, avoiding fibrosis or scar tissue, are hypotheses of the benefits of massage. It also increases lymph flow and improves sleep.


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