The Healing Power of A Massage
By Refadoc, Posted on : Friday, 21 November 2014 - 4:24 pm IST
Massages have been held famous for the relaxation that they bring! However, there is much more to massages than mere relaxation! Take a look at some of the famous massages and their health benefits:
In this, the therapist performs long and gliding strokes using the palms of either one or both hands. She lifts, kneads, taps, drums as well as works around in a chopping pattern.
Benefits: Swedish Massages are famous for boosting the circulation and energizing the body. It is also known to relax the tight muscles and loosen the sore joints.
In this, the practitioner applies the pressure onto different points of the body such as bare feet of the client. The massage is performed by palpitating and rubbing around in circles with the help of the fingers and the thumb.
Benefits: Reflexology is known to relieve the tension, improve the blood circulation as well as ease existing headaches, panic attacks and digestion related problems.
In Shiatsu, the client lies down on a mat, fully clothed and the masseuse gently goes around pressing the particular sections of the body with the help of the palms, thumbs and fingers.
Benefits: Shiatsu is known to boost the energy and relieve sport injuries. It has also proved very helpful in case of head and neck pain.
In this massage, flat, smooth stones of different shapes and sizes, which have been heated in warm water, are placed on the top of the body across different chakras or energy centres. The masseuse then makes sweeping strokes all over the body just like in case of Reflexology and Shiatsu.
Benefits: The hot stones are known to relieve the tension and anxiety and improve the overall circulation of the person.
Login to Add Comment
There is no doubt about the fact that Dogs are some of the most friendly and playful animals. However, a survey has recently suggested that on an average all ov
Though it may be quite stylish to listen to music on a high note and it may even make you feel like dancing, however, researchers have pointed out some of the major side effects of
Alcoholism does not seem like much of a problem to a large number of people. However, deep down it plays a host towards the rising of major issues and problems in a person’s mental and physic
Psoriatic Arthritis: Basic Overview As it’s evident from the name, Psoriatic Arthritis is a form of arthritis which affects the people who suffer from Psoriasis, an acute skin condi
7 tips to Prevent Hair Loss
10 Tips to Get Rid of Dark Circles
Eating rice won't make you fat
Why did India ban 344 fixed dose combination drugs?
20 Scientific Benefits & Uses of Walnut for Health & Skin
How to get rid of bad breath - Expert Doctors tell you the way out - Refadoc
20 Incredible Benefits of Sunflower Oil for Skin, Hair & Health
9 Surprising Health Benefits of Apricots
20 Incredible Benefits of Raisins for Health, Skin & Hair
Benefits of eating Watermelons during Pregnancy
12 Incredible Health Benefits of Wasabi
Rooibos Tea Benefits for Health, Weight Loss, Pregnancy & Side Effects
22 Proven Natural Home Remedies to Remove Blackheads