Massage means massaging the body by applying pressure on it by means of fixed or variable movements, organized or unorganized, whether these movements are vibrational or kinetic, and all of this is through a mechanical device or with the hands, and the areas covered by the massage are as follows: joints, arms, thighs, neck, and ligaments And the spine, and others, and the massage plays a stimulating role for the muscles and tissues to perform their functio
The importance of massage for the body
Massage and body massage have many benefits, the most important of which are the following:
Relax and sleep deeply
After the completion of the massage, a person automatically feels the need to take some deep sleep, and this happens with all ages, children and adults.
Get rid of a headache
Massage helps a great deal in treating even chronic headaches, especially those caused by psychological problems such as tension, stress and anxiety.
Activate and stimulate the immune system
Massage is the massage of the outer surface of the muscles and tissues in the body, which stimulates it and revitalizes it and increases the flow of blood circulation through it, increasing the number of white blood cells, which in turn resist diseases that may affect humans.
Relief from depression and anxiety
Massaging and massaging the body for people with major depression and anxiety helps them a lot to get rid of depression.
Get rid of muscle pain c
Massage plays an influential and effective role with athletes who suffer from pain in their muscles, by ridding them of the impurities, toxins and waste stored in them, and increasing the rate of blood flow through them.
What are the types of massage?
There are different types of massages, including:
In Swedish massage, the arms and hands are used to apply pressure to the superficial layers of muscles and tissues, in order to improve mental and physical health, and its importance is to stimulate blood circulation and stimulate blood flow in the arteries and veins, as well as help in mental and physical relaxation, reduce pressure and muscle tension and improve movement.
Massage for slimming
It is based on cold pressing with organic oils that have been mixed with essential oils. It contributes to the breakdown of fats, and helps to excrete fluids and toxins from the body properly, while preserving the essential elements that help in building cells and with raising levels of metabolism.
It is a traditional massage in which the hands and forearms are used. Its benefits include stimulating and stimulating blood and lymph circulation, fighting toxins, reducing muscle spasms, and increasing metabolism.
It is one of the most important types of traditional massage, and it is called “Thai Yoga Massage”, in which the hands, knees, legs and feet are used as is done in yoga. Also, acupressure is used in it, and its importance is due to the fact that it improves blood circulation, relaxes and heals wounds and tumors.
This type of massage is used to get rid of infectious diseases caused by bacteria, and to relieve patients with chronic bronchitis accompanied by sputum.
This type of massage relies on spicy herbs such as ginger and dried lemon, and it is a type of energy therapy, and its importance is to lighten the tiny capillaries in the body, which leads to the flow of blood more quickly and increases the body’s energy and a sense of relaxation.
Massaging the uterus area increases fertility, and contributes to adequate blood flow to this area.
Hot stone massage
The importance of this type of massage includes
First: the feeling of warmth and relaxation after putting layers of hot stones on the body.
Second: After combining hot stones with cold stone layers, many benefits are achieved.