Massage represent probably the oldest therapeutic tool that humans have used to relax and provide a natural remedy for pain, according to experts. Almost all ancient cultures have developed their style of massage. With the passage of time, these techniques have been refined resulting in various types of massage, from relaxation to affective or sensual. Massotherapy or therapeutic massage is standard practice on the field of sports, aimed at improving physical activity and health.
Massages are a relaxing and therapeutic experience. Its effects are not only on a physical level, but it will also affect a person’s mental health. Various studies also have proven the benefits of a human touch. Thus massage will also have a positive impact on a person’s emotional well-being. During massages, you relax the mind and body and your energy increases.
Massage have many benefits, for example:
- They help you to relax
- They help your lymphatic system
- Improve your blood circulation
- They help eliminate toxins
- Calm muscle pain
- They help stimulate the glandular system which stabilizes the hormones.
- They help relieve pressure on the back, neck, and joints caused by poor posture or muscle weakness.
- They help you to sleep better
Massage vary from therapist to therapist; each practitioner incorporates elements of various techniques and their personal style. Massage therapists or physical therapists are professionals usually licensed to practice massage. With all these proven health benefits of massage, it is no wonder why this ancient technique is still more popular than ever today in spite of the advances in medical technology.