What is massage exactly? Massage is a mechanical and bioelectrical stimulus on the body with the aim of healing. It cures and prevents illnesses. It seems to be a luxury for many people, although it is an ancient method to cure corporal and mental problems. It has an effect on the mechanism of the whole of the body. It is individual, as it is tailored to one's character, biorhythm or problems.
The aim of the massage is to improve circulation and to relax the aching, tensed body parts.
It is effective in case of insomnia, great against stress. It can tense or relax muscles. It stimulates vital processes in the skin. It restores the flexibility of the skin which will not be wrinkled, will be smooth, and will regenerate. Thai massage has a great effect on musculature, the nervous system, one's internal organs, the production of some hormones, the activity of the digestive system and the metabolism as well. It helps the body detoxicate, eases the symptoms of several diseases.
Each of us needs the benefits of massage in our rushing, stressful lives.
This is one of the simplest and most natural way to prevent illnesses and to keep yourself fit, healthy and beautiful. If it is prescribed by doctors in a hospital, it is too late.
Its efficiency does not only depend on the professionalism of the masseuse, but on the comfortable environment and one's confidence in the massage therapist. These things together ensure the comfort needed to achieve total relaxation.
Massage will only be a unique experience if one is able to relax totally and the therapy is not disturbed by anything.
Some techniques do not only help in case of locomotor disorders, but mentally, as well. Massage eases the nerves, helps to relax and drive the patient's anxiety away. It is often used to kill pain in case of neuritis and neuralgia.
What is common in different massage techniques is that they cause effects locally in the massaged part and in the whole body at the same time. Hyperemia occurs in the massaged part, the skin gets more nutriment, toxins empty out faster, which enhances fortitude.
There are many kinds of massage, but each type has a common aim: to regenerate the body and the mind and to activate self-healing powers.
Every type of massage has its own philosophy and its own boundaries, but the great effects of massage are medically proven, so it is worth trying any type.