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Health benefits of massage

By unknown | Aug 21, 2008 | COMMENTS [ 0 ]

Massage has a number of health benefits:

Massage has a number of health benefits:

l It calms the nervous system and promotes a sense of relaxation and wellbeing.

l It reduces tension and anxiety.

l Massage improves blood circulation, which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells.

l Massage stimulates the lymphatic system, which carries away the body's waste products.

l Massage prevents and relieves muscle cramps and spasms.

l Massage therapy can also help with pain management in conditions such as arthritis, sciatica and muscle spasms.

Contraindications for massage:

l You shouldn't get massage if you have a fever, infections, inflammation, osteoporosis and other medical conditions.

lIf you have any questions about whether a massage will be right for you because of an existing medical condition, speak to a massage therapist before you make your appointment.

Tips to enjoy your massage:

l Be receptive. Don't eat just before a massage session.

l Be on time. If you arrive in a frenzied, rushed state it will take longer to relax.

l If you don't want to remove all your clothing, discuss it with the therapist.


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