Massage Therapy

Posted by coolwriters on August 24th, 2010

Massage therapy is getting popular day by day. It is one of the oldest methods of rejuvenating the human body which has been used for more than 3000 years. We all live a very stressful lifestyle these days.  We need to face umpteen challenges each day and the result of spending hours and hours of hard work, makes us feel exhausted, both physically as well as mentally. Stress is one of the major causes of human ailments.

Stress causes hypertension, soreness of muscles, headache, anxiety, nervous tension, digestive problems and so on. Massage therapy is a form of therapy which used for relieving stress and pain from any part of the human body by applying pressure using specific hand movements. The pressure is applied manually by the massage therapist. Sometimes mechanical aids such as stones are also used.

Massage therapy improves the blood circulation in the specific tissues. Massage therapy enhances the lymphatic circulation. This helps to remove the toxins accumulated in the body. It improves the muscle tone and removes the stiffness from the muscles. Massage therapy is also used to relieve pain and in the rehabilitation of a specific body part after a trauma or injury.

Massage therapy is a wonderful tool for relieving stress and rejuvenating the whole body. It calms down the nerves and brings about a pleasant soothing experience. It triggers the secretion of feel good hormones.

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