The human body is made up of different systems among them the muscular, nervous, skeletal, lymphatic, cardiovascular, and digestive system.
Each system is affected, either directly or indirectly, by massage. After a massage, you might expect your muscles to be relaxed, your senses to be heightened, your skeletal system to be realigned, your lymphatic system to be cleansed, your circulation to be improved and your digestive system to funcion more smoothly.
The first noticeable effect of massage on the body is a slight reddening of the skin in the area being worked on – thats happend because is increased blood flow to that area. Improved circulation helps relieve many muscle ailments and the result is that toxins and waste matter are flushed from the cells and eliminated from the body through urination, defecation, and perspiration.
The physical benefits of massage are inextricably linked to an improved state of mind. Anxiety levels decrease, and people tend to sleep better after massage.
You know that post-massage feeling. Your mind is clear and your body is relaxed. An occasional massage leaves you feeling great, but regular massage can do so much more. The work your therapist does in each session builds on itself, helping your body maintain its relaxed state and your muscles to remain loose even during times of physical and mental stress…