We are offering different body treatments: classical (swedish) massage, reflexology, lymphatic massage.
Massage therapy is one of the most antique medical traditions. Various classical cultures such as Egyptians, Greeks, Indians and Chinese, strongly believed in the therapeutic benefits of the different massage techniques and utilized them to treat a wide range of diseases with some success.
Considering that skin is the largest organ that covers all the body and that it has numerous nerve endings; the ancient therapists realized that massage was effective invigorating soft tissue and achieving psychosomatic relaxation. When patients attain to relax and re-align their body’s components, they can lead a healthy life and even rejuvenate.
Since massage has become popular in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world, countless medical specialists and scholars have recognized the positive aspects of receiving massage treatment on an ongoing way. Moreover with the busy life that people have today, massage therapy helps to reduce the daily stress and maintain a balanced lifestyle.
Massage is a scientific method that involves the treatment of superficial areas of the body -that may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels and organs of the gastrointestinal system; with physical, therapeutic and emotional purposes. Etymologically, the word comes from French and its literal meaning is “friction of kneading”.
The patient’s body is manipulated trough rubbing, kneading, stroking, slapping or vibration which can be structured or not depending of the modality of the massage (There are more than a hundred forms including the Eastern styles that are based on the body’s energy such as Acupressure; and the Western styles that are focused on anatomical knowledge like Swedish massage). The pressure applied is done with the hands, fingers, elbows, forearm, and feet, or employing any of the various mechanical devices.
Medical researches have proven that the benefits of massage include pain relief, released tension, reduced anxiety and depression, and temporarily decreased blood pressure and heart rate. In general, massage promotes relaxation and integral well-being. Scientifically, it is possible because massages may block pain signals to the brain, activating the parasympathetic nervous system which stimulates the release of endorphins and serotonin, preventing damage on the connective tissue and boosting the circulation of lymph.
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