Massage therapy has been used for centuries to help people relax and reduce stress. But did you know that massage can also have a positive effect on your bones? Massage therapy can increase circulation, nourish skeletal cells, break adhesions, and even help people with cerebral palsy. It is important to understand the client's medical health and what they want to achieve before the massage session begins. Massage can manipulate the 11 major organ systems in different ways, depending on the individual's needs.
A lymphatic massage is believed to strengthen, invigorate and stimulate the lymphatic system and promote the drainage of fluids and waste in the direction of lymph flow. Massage therapy is applied painlessly and comforting to treat, heal and balance the mind, body and soul. Knowledge of how massage can affect major organ systems helps clients to communicate with their massage therapist. During some stages of pregnancy, massage is not recommended, as it can interfere with the gestation process and, as always, a primary care physician should be consulted before hiring a massage.
The massage relieves tension in the abdominal and intestinal muscles, relieves constipation, helps eliminate waste and stimulates liver and kidney activity. Massage therapy can be a great way to improve your overall health and wellbeing. It is important to consult with your primary care physician before beginning any massage therapy regimen.