Massage as we all know and desire is one of the most commonly used relaxing methods. The benefits of Therapeutic Massage Therapy are profound and are becoming even more attractive as the world around us becomes more stressed, aggressive and anxiety ridden. By definition, is the mobilization of soft tissue (such as muscle, fascia and body fluids) to restore normal systemic and biomechanical / functional use.
It refers to the application of various techniques to the muscular structure and soft tissues of the body that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, vibration, rocking, friction, kneading and compression using primarily the hands.
Physical and Mental Benefits
- Relaxes the whole body
- Loosens tight muscles
- Relieves tired and aching muscles
- Increases flexibility and range of motion
- Diminishes chronic pain
- Calms the nervous system
- Lowers blood pressure and heart rate
- Assists in recovery from injuries and illness
- Reduces tension, headaches and mental stress
- Improves concentration
Sports massage is important to athletes because it helps in preventing injury, restoring mobility to injured muscle tissue, boosting performance, maintaining the body in overall better condition and extending the life of their athletic career. When received regular basis, will help athletes prevent injuries, which might otherwise be caused by overuse. A constant build up of tension in the muscles from regular activity may lead to stresses on joints, ligaments, and tendons.
Hydro massage is a type of massage based on the therapeutic use of water. The essence of hydro massage is applying massage techniques to the human body through pressurized water, warm or cold. Hydro massage helps to relax muscles, increase blood circulation, and relieve muscular pain and tension. It’s known to help alleviate muscle and soft tissue injuries causing lower back pain, arthritis, chronic and acute pain, neck injuries, sports injuries, pregnancy discomforts, Crohn’s Disease, insomnia, spondolylosis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, fibromyalgia, tendinitis, and stress management and many more.
Hydro massage therapy is excellent especially with stress management techniques.
- Pain relief
- Stress and anxiety relief
- Muscle relaxation
- Improves blood circulation
- Helps in blood pressure control
- Improves the quality of sleep