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The Many Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

 

 

On the surface, a "therapeutic massage's" primary goal is to reach and massage those deep tissues that are hurting so as to reduce the pain and the discomfort that it inflicts upon our body.  For many thousands of years, this idea of a therapeutic massage has been used in order to reduce the physical and psychological stress of the body with the idea that the body has its own ability to heal itself in a healthy condition.  The therapeutic nature of deep tissue massage is not only seen in its ability to relieve the body of pain, but is also helps to lengthen and release muscle tension so that it goes back to its normal state since it has been frequently put in a tense and uncomfortable position when we place a high demand on it.

 

So if you are an athlete that is placing a daily high demand on your body or if you are recovering from an injury or illness, deep tissue massage likely has some benefits to offer you.

 

It has been shown by research that treating common conditions like arthritis, anxiety, and chronic lower back pain can be effectively don't with therapeutic massage, whether used alone or in conjunction with other treatments.

 

We will try to explain what Denver Sports Massage is and its benefits, and to do that we first need to understand why we need to manipulate our deep tissues.  These are deep layers of tissues in the body including the fascia and other supportive tissue that make up the muscles and joints.  A person receiving a deep tissue massage usually lays on the stomach or back in one positon, while deep pressure is applied to those targeted areas by a trained therapist.  The focus of deep tissue massage are on the major muscle groups like the neck or the lower back including joints and tendons that are susceptible to straining or injury.  Pressure to these muscles will help blood to flow and to relieve muscle tension, plus giving psychological benefits by the release of happy hormones such as serotonin or oxytocin.  These are hormones and neurotransmitters that moderate our feelings of well-being.   Manipulative approaches to naturally treat pain and other health problem; versus those invasive treatments where they have to open you up, have been utilized for over three thousand years, dating back to Ancient Egyptian and Chinese civilizations.  And as a matter of fact, pressure massage is now commonly utilized to improve "Qi" (life force or energy), detox the body and promote better liver function by activating the lymphatic system.

 

In deep tissue massage at http://massagepathways.com/, the technique is not like the Swedish type of massage, because here the type is cross gain, and this means that you over against the muscle to relieve aches or pains instead of moving along with them.