The literal meaning of ‘massage’ is manipulation of the soft tissues of the body using the hands. Massage Therapies are directed to eliminate the disease completely, permanently. In Ayurvedic Treatment massage is done in a traditional manner with application of medicated herbal oils. The selection of oil depends on the condition of the subject. Human touch connects one person to another and the feelings shared are healing and energizing emotionally. Some of the benefits of massage are listed below.
- Pain Relief
All kinds of pains and muscular aches can be eliminated through massage therapy. It is beneficial in curing rheumatism arthritis, headaches, migraines, chronic back pain. It helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness.
- Improved Circulation
Its most important application is that it increases blood circulation, increasing life span and general sense of well being.
- Stress Relief
Massage is a great way to reduce the stress in your life. It helps in curing tension-related headaches.
- Reducing Blood Pressure
Massage is helpful in decreasing blood pressure in people with hypertension.
- Better Sleep
Massage therapy induces a sound sleep for some days. Regular massage relieves mental stress.
- Improves Flexibility
It provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion. It relieves muscle tension and stiffness
- Athletic Performance
Massage therapy enhances athletic performance. It speeds up healing of injury and prevents further injury.
- Strengthens the Immune System
It stimulates the digestive system and activates the urinary system.
- Emotional Benefits
Massage is good for healing emotions. It satisfies the need for caring nurturing touch.
- Body Awareness
Massage creates body awareness and enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity.