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MASSAGE THERAPY

Massage Therapy, a combination of science and art, provides a relaxing experience by artistic hand strokes on the body to rejuvenate the mind and body and eliminate stress scientifically. The concept of massage is evident throughout history. The origin of the term ‘massage’ can be traced to four sources:
Greek: masso/massein, meaning to touch or to handle, also meaning to knead or to squeeze
Latin: massa, lifted from Greek masso and means the same
Arabic: mass’h or mass, means to press softly
Sanskrit: makeh, also means to press softly.

Benefit of Massage Therapy:

Massage therapy and bodywork increases blood circulation thus enabling the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs.

A therapist can render massage that stimulates the lymph system, the body’s natural defense, against toxic invaders. For example, in breast cancer patients, massage has been shown to increase the cells that fight cancer!

Helps in releasing endorphins, the body’s natural painkiller. For egs: Acupuncture therapy, a massage technique, can stimulate the body to produce endorphins, which reduce pain. Studies have also found that acupuncture treatment could release other pain-relieving substances called opiods.

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Benefit of Massage Therapy:

• Is being incorporated into treatment for chronic illness, injury and recovery from surgery to control and relieve pain.

Relieves pain for migraine sufferers and decreases the need for medication.

Can relax tense and tightened muscles. Massage therapist often render massage to treat low-back pain and neck pain.

Reduces overall stress. It helps the body's stress response by lowering levels of stress hormones such as cortisol.

Massage therapy could also treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and tendinitis

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Physical Benefit of Massage Therapy:

Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue

Reduces muscle spasms

Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion

Enhances athletic performance; Treats injuries caused during sport or work

Reduces blood pressure

Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye-strain

Enhances the health and nourishment of skin

Improves posture

Strengthens the immune system

Treats musculoskeletal problems

Rehabilitation post operative

Rehabilitation after injury

Emotional Benefit of Massage Therapy:

Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness

Improves ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately

Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity

Satisfies needs for caring nurturing touch

Fosters a feeling of well-being

Reduces levels of anxiety

Creates body awareness

Increases awareness of mind-body connection

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