Massage is defined as a process of massaging the body by pressing it, and moving it in a certain way in order to revitalize it and revitalize it and increase blood circulation through it, using certain types of ointments and creams in addition to natural oils, so that certain creams are used for certain parts of the body and certain movements, but in general it is preferred Do it in the morning or before bed, after taking a warm bath.
It is also recommended to take a hot liquid, such as green tea or any kind of natural herbs that give the body great comfort and relaxation, noting that the massage is not the result of modern medicine, as different peoples have used it since ancient times to get rid of tension and fatigue, as well as pain that affects the muscles, and to relax and relax the body.
Benefits of massage for the body
Massage has health and psychological benefits, the most important of which are the following:
Reducing muscle pain:
by ridding it of toxins, impurities and waste accumulated in it, and increasing the rate of blood flowing through it, and this is based on a study conducted on a group of athletes who suffer from pain in their muscles, and the effectiveness of massage in getting rid of them.
Getting rid of anxiety and depression:
In the year 2005 AD, a study was conducted on a group of women with breast cancer who suffer from severe depression at the same time, and the result was that giving them a massage helped a lot to alleviate their depression.
Relax and sleep deeply:
When a massage is done, a person involuntarily feels the need to take a deep sleep, for all age groups, children and adults.
Strengthening the immune system: specifically because it increases the number of white blood cells, which in turn fight diseases that may affect humans, and some doctors believe that it helps support the immune system.
Headache treatment: specifically resulting from psychological disorders such as stress, tension and anxiety, based on a study conducted at the University of Granada in Spain, which proved that one session of massage helps a great deal in getting rid of even chronic headaches.
There are many types of massage, including the following:
- Massage relieving neck pain, by applying pressure on it, or in the form of circular movements.
- Chest massage to get rid of cough, by rubbing or squeezing it.
- Massaging the skin to reduce wrinkles and lines, and to keep it relaxed.
- Vibration massage.
- Resistant massage: to eliminate psychological pressures, and give the person comfort and relaxation.
- Fingers massage.
- Eye massage to relieve fatigue.
- Circulatory stimulating massage: relieves back pain early in the morning.
- Shoulders massage for treatment and support of the aorta.
- Relieves the pain of the legs, specifically the legs.