Massage therapy involves using different pressures, movements and techniques to manipulate muscles and other soft tissues in the body.
It should be done only by a licensed practitioner. It not there might be some issues. For the best visit AK Massage
Massage Therapy – types
There are different types of massages like
– Swedish massage – also called classic massage
– Deep massage – massage technique that’s mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues
– Sports massage – specifically for sports related injuries.
– Trigger point massage – to release a trigger point by pushing fresh blood in and flushing waste material out
– Lymphatic massage – is a form of gentle massage that encourages the drainage of lymph nodes and movement of lymph fluids around the body
– Prenatal massage – for pregnant women after the first trimester.
The main objective of massaging are
– to reduce stress and increasing relaxation
– reduction of pain and muscle soreness and tension
– improving blood circulation
– lowering of your heart rate and blood pressure
It should be noted that there are also specific regional massage therapies which exists in some region.
For example, in my place Kerala, we have a martial arts called Kalari and they have massage therapy which is meant to heal your body from injuries.
So do try out massage and read through my site for more interesting topics.