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The Therapeutic Value of the Massage

The relaxing effects of massage have been known to civilization for over 5,000 years. As early as 400 BC, the father of medicine Hippocrates used massage as a method of healing. The word massage was derived from the Greek word “massier”, which means to crush.

Massage is an extremely effective way of passive exercise. Massage can cure many diseases and disorders, because it empowers and revives the body.

Benefits of massage:

The massage calms and relaxes the body, rejuvenates, rests and improves the mood of a man. Regular massages make the skin more gentler and tighter, and the muscles are more mobile and more brittle. The massage relaxes the muscles and removes toxins from the body and helps to restore energy. It improves metabolism and stimulates nerves and thus positively influences the work of internal organs. Massage improves the supply of oxygen to the tissue by 10-15%. It improves even the holding of the body, and it also provides a psychological benefit for the pleasure of touch.

The results of massage are very rapidly visible especially in various diseases and conditions such as atrophy and muscle inflammation, inflammation of the nerves, inflammation of the bladder, uterus and ovaries, constipation, kidney stones, asthma or bronchitis.

Massage calms nerves, removes headache, general weakness, stress and pain. Helps with insomnia. It is used to prevent and treat depression because it reduces cortisone secretion and increases the secretion of serotonin and dopamine.

Massage techniques

The massage is carried out with warm, clean fingers, always towards the heart – in accordance with the muscular body and during body fluids.

Five are basic massage techniques: efflux (cooling), friction (rubbing), quenching (crushing), tapotment (vibration) and vibrating (cherry).

  1. Elephanture

Eflecturing or cooling is the most commonly used massage method. It involves performing a series of long, uniform, firm or soft movements along the body. It is performed with hands, thumbs or fingertips. This type of massage enhances circulation, soothes the nervous system, heats the body and removes tension. It is also effective in treating various skin disorders and is the most appropriate technique for massage of children.

  1. Friction

The friction is performed by circular movements, using thumbs, fingertips or palm. It is suitable for massage of joints and breaking of hard tissue. It helps reduce swelling, which is the result of nerve inflammation.

  1. Petriza

This type of massage resembles the mixing and rolling of dough. It is performed with one or both arms, with both thumbs or thumbs and fingers, where each movement should be slow and careful, and must not cause pain. For deeper massage, the skin presses with the tips of your fingers. It is a great method for treating muscle, back and fat tissue. It maintains the natural muscle tone, enhances nutrition and oxygen supply, improves lymph flow, Strengthens nerve endings. Petriza is useful after exercise because it helps to remove poisons and fatigue.

  1. Tapping

It implies fast, short clapping, bumping, kicking and stabbing. This procedure is used to strengthen atrophied muscles, because it enhances blood circulation and soothes the nerves.

  1. Vibrate

It is performed by pressing the skin with your palms or fingers and quickly shaking. Cherry must be uniform and constant. This method helps recovery after inflammation or sagging. It enhances blood circulation, glandular activity with internal secretions, and nerve cell activity. It also intensifies peristaltic intestines. It can also be carried out using a special electrical device, but only with the supervision of an expert.

Massage oils

For massage, the most common types of cold pressed vegetable oils, so-called lubricants, greasy oils that soften and soothe the skin, because they do not have much penetration through the skin.

Massage oil should be heated to 40ºC, and after massage, it should be completely rinsed out of the skin. If a person does not tolerate oil, ordinary baby powder can also be used, which is also used for the massage of people who are extremely hairy or have oily skin.

The most commonly used massage oil is cottonseed oil, but also the apricot oil, almond, jojoba, olive, avocados, sesame, rice, peanuts or sunflower oil are used. For a better effect, especially in cosmetic massage, up to 10% natural butter-cocoa or cocoa butter or coconut oil can be added to the lubricant. If 0.5% vitamin E is added to the massage oil, it lasts up to 2 years.

Many therapists agree that sesame oil is the best massage oil we most often use in Chang Thai. It contains a large amount of non-absorbent ingredients, so-called. plant steroids or sterolins (formerly known as vitamin F), which soften and moisturize the upper layer of the skin. It contains vitamin E, minerals and phospholipid lecithin.

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