How does massage therapy affect blood circulation?
A massage therapy includes squeezing and pulling action which helps in flushing out the lactic acid from one’s body, improving the circulation of lymph fluids. This flushing of lactic acid from lymph fluid results in the removal of metabolic waste away from muscles and internal organs, helping lower down the blood pressure and improved body functions.
How often should I go for massage therapy?
The frequency of visits should vary depending on your condition. For instance, for the first few weeks the twice a week massages is more than enough. You can increase the frequency of your visits to your massage therapist gradually when the symptoms improve.
What can you expect from a deep tissue massage?
Deep tissue massages offer both physical and psychological benefits. Involving a different massage technique, deep tissue massages focus on musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries, treats muscle pain, improves body stiffness and helps people unwind mentally.
What's better for a bad back, massage therapy or physiotherapy?
Both massage therapy and physiotherapy have their own benefits. For instance, massage therapy is often for immediate relaxation of pain and muscle spasms. However, physiotherapy is more focused on muscle rehabilitation and improving joint functions. Therefore, patients must judiciously choose between the two.
When should I visit a massage therapist?
Massage therapists treat soft-tissue muscles of the body. Therefore, whenever you’re experiencing any pain in the soft tissues of your body along with other problems such as lower back pain, stress, allergies, skin cancer, muscle weakness, sports injury, etc. you must visit a massage therapist.