Massage is the scientific treatment of soft tissues of the human body.
Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure.
Massage bring about effects on the nervous system, the circulatory system, the muscular system and the lymphatic system.
Massage causes three significant changes in the body.
Physical, Physiological and Psychological
- Physical changes appears in skin shade, decrease the tension, toning of the skin while aiding sleep.
- Physiological changes comprise nourishment, improved circulation and cellular activity.The stimulation of muscles relaxes nerves, eliminate waste and fluid and enhance metabolism.
- Psychological changes contain a sense of well-being, relief of tension in the mind and a reduction of aches and pains.