A Swedish massage works wonders on people who is overly worked and stressed. A perfect way for anyone to relax their body and mind. A Swedish massage helps to improve the function of your lymph system by relaxing your muscles. The lymph system works to move nutrient-filled fluids and waste around your body. The fluid is moved only through voluntary movements from the muscles. The pressure used during a Swedish massage is typically done with light to medium pressure.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep tissue uses many of the same movements and techniques as Swedish massage, but the pressure will generally be more intense. It is also a more focused type of massage, as the certified therapist works to release chronic muscle tension or knots. It is recommended to drink a lot of water after a deep tissue massage to help flush lactic acid out of the tissues.
Acupressure massage is an ancient Chinese relaxation technique that uses pressure points to relieve tension, unblocked nerves and the flow of energy and restore health throughout the body. A certified massage therapist uses their fingertips to exert pressure on the designated energy centers, called meridians. By focusing on the tension fond in specific muscle groups or tissues, they are able to relieve pressure and reduce pain to injured or diseased parts of the body. Applying pressure to these energy meridians also releases blocked energy the body needs to restore health. While the study of energy within the body and environment, called ¡§chi¡¨ in the Chinese culture. Acupressure massage is simply another treatment methodology to eliminate blocked nerves and restore the unrestricted flow of energy throughout the body.
Scalp massage is common practice in Indian culture and is part of the ayurvedic tradition, a form of holistic medicine. Ayurvedic scalp massage includes massaging the whole head, including the forehead, face, ears and chin as well as the neck, shoulders, upper back, arms and hands. Ayurvedic scalp massage is believed to not only give us balance by reducing tension, anziety and stress in the body but it may also stimulate the lymphatic system.
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