Massage influences extensively on the whole body. It nourishes and oxygenates the tissues by increasing blood flow to the massaged area. It strengthens and increases the elasticity of blood vessels and improves their flexibility.
Depending on the choice of techniques massage has calming or stimulating effect on the nervous system.
One of the biggest problems of modern society is chronic stress. Its effect is increased blood pressure, increased muscle tension, decreased immunity and increased risk of many diseases.
Prolonged stress causes stiffening of the back muscles, which can lead to curvature of the spine.
Massage relieves stress and tensions. It causes relaxation, calming the body and removes muscle tension.
Incorrect sitting posture and congestion in the long term lead to excessive strain on the back in some sections. The result may be a curvature of the spine and damage of the intervertebral discs.
Prevention is important in this case. Taking care of your own spine through proper posture and massage tense back muscles allow for years to maintain full efficiency.
The massage has a variety of uses in various types of illnesses.
INDICATIONS FOR MASSAGE:
Headaches: Massage relieves back and neck pain caused by stress, fatigue and increased muscle tension.
Pain in the spine and paraspinal muscles: they are caused by lack of physical activity, sedentary lifestyle, excessive exercise or chronic stress.
Massage relaxes tense muscles and overloaded and facilitates regeneration. It prevents disc herniation and degenerative changes.
Diseases of the respiratory system: Massage relaxes and tones the respiratory muscles, improving ventilation of the lungs.
Osteoarthritis of the spine: Leads to dysfunction of the locomotor system. It causes pain, limitation of motion and muscle tension, as well as neurological disorders. Massage will ease the pain and relaxes the muscles.
Cellulite: Massage improves blood circulation and metabolism of subcutaneous adipose tissue, eliminating the disorder.
Overweight: Intense massage causes severe congestion, and intensification of metabolism. Therefore reduces body fat. It nourishes and tones the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
Neuralgia: Caused by mechanical compression of the nerve (intervertebral discs, degeneration of the spine). Massage helps reduce the excitability of nerve and relaxes tense muscles excessively.
Vegetative neurosis: Their effect can be insomnia, stomach aches, heart disorders. The substrate neuroses usually is stressful lifestyle.
Contractures: May be caused due to various reasons (eg. insufficient amount of motion, stressful lifestyle). Massage prepares for stretching exercises.
Bruises: Massage is performed after 2-3 days of the injury after the resolution of acute local reaction.
Posture: Can be caused by contractured or weakened muscles. Depending on the case, they need to be loosen or stimulate.
Disorders of blood pressure: Massage helps regulate abnormal low-grade (both states of hypertension and hypotension).
Heart disorders: Massage activates the heart and strengthens the heart muscle.
Inflammation: can be caused by being overloaded or injuries, supercooling. They may arise within the muscles, joints and tendons.
Breaking, tears: they are located within the muscles, tendons and attachments. The main symptom is pain during stretching and muscle weakness.
Fractures: After removing the plaster, massage improves blood circulation and nutrition of tissues. Massage relaxes the muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Dislocations, sprains: Initially massage is performed within the surrounding tissues, not covered by swelling and severe pain, gradually approaching to the site of injury. The treatment accelerates the absorption of hematoma, prevents adhesions, contractures and improves blood circulation.
Osteoarthritis: Massage relieves pain and relaxes the overly tight muscles around the joints.