What you don’t know about Massage Therapy
I will start this article with the history of massage therapy and I will continue with the benefits we will have after we will try the massage therapy.
Massage therapy has a long history in cultures around the world. Today, people use many different types of massage therapy for a variety of health-related purposes. We have a lot of benefits after we start to practice massage.
What is the history of massage therapy?
Massage therapy dates back thousands of years. References to massage appear in China, Japan, India, Arabic nations, Egypt, Greece (Hippocrates defined medicine as “the art of rubbing”), and after in Rome. Massage became widely used in Europe during the Renaissance. Today, massage becomes the most popular healing modalities. Now, let’s see the benefits of massage therapy (we will have physical and mental benefits)
• Relaxes the whole body
• Relieves tired muscles
• Diminishes chronic pain
• Calms the nervous system
• Lowers blood pressure
• Reduces mental stress
• Increased energy and vitality
• Improved mood (reduction in depression, anxiety, and anger)
„Massage therapy also has a number of documented clinical benefits. For example, massage can reduce anxiety, improve pulmonary function in young asthma patients, reduce psycho-emotional distress in persons suffering from chronic inflammatory bowel disease , increase weight and improve motor development in premature infants, and may enhance immune system functioning. Some medical conditions that massage therapy can help are: allergies, anxiety and stress, arthritis, asthma and bronchitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive motion injuries, chronic and temporary pain, circulatory problems, depression, digestive disorders, tension headache, insomnia, myofascial pain, sports injuries, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction”.

What you don’t know about Massage Therapy

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