Massage is a natural way to health, beauty and relaxation.
If you are looking for an effective and pleasant treatment that will restore you to health, beauty and bring blissful relaxation, it’s perfect place! Massage is an excellent medical treatment. Eliminates or reduces pain, speeds recovery. It is excellent also in everyday prevention, improved physical fitness and a beauty treatment body. By removing the physical and mental fatigue, he brings relaxation of body and mind.
These benefits of massage make it one of the basic procedures used in rehabilitation and biological regeneration. Massages are also equated with natural medicine – are effective treatments used by mankind for thousands of years.
Performing massage, often combining different types of a procedure – I combine elements of one type of massage in the second, to the greatest extent possible to obtain the effectiveness of treatment performed!
What is massage?
We call massage treatments using different techniques (with passive behavior massaged), which can have an impact on surface and deep tissue the human body. It is used in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of many diseases and biological regeneration. It is also an excellent cosmetic treatment (beauty, modeling) and relaxation (relaxing, sedative).
“It is a procedure that is very pleasant for the customer, lets calm down, relax, cut off from the daily rush. It gives joy to feel the touch of another human being. Writes K. Szroeder-Dowjat massage caters also sometimes need close contact without the erotic overtones. Because some of us feel very lacking. Mother stroking their children, lovers holding hands – in this way we show love. But simple hug is also a sign of goodwill, good intentions, friendship and support for others. People should not skimp such a character. (…) We forget that each of us must be the most ordinary, innocent, kind touch. Craves not just our skin, but the psyche. Not surprisingly, the massage enjoy such success. (Zdrowie 3/2005 “Let the nestle).”
History of Massage:
Massage is one of the oldest areas of medical knowledge used in ancient times. The first mention of massage are in an epoch-making work of the Chinese philosopher Confucius 3000 years ago BC “Kong Fu”. Very accurate mention of how to perform a massage come from 1800 BC in the Indian book “Vedas”.
The times of ancient Greece and Rome, characterized by the development of proper massage. “Father of medicine” – Hippocrates is often taught with therapeutic values, which carries a massage. It was a popular medical treatment, but also widely used by athletes during the Olympic Games. But the biggest career massage, made famous in the Roman thermal baths – public baths. Do not use the massage, it was very tactless among the Roman elite, and the Julius Caesar made use of therapeutic massage with worsening pain caused by sciatica.
From the Middle Ages no official mention of massage treatments, but it is believed that these treatments have benefited the then elite.
The first studies on the physiology of massage performed in the sixteenth century. French doctor Ambrose Parc, in which it described its impact on different systems of our body. In the nineteenth century, thanks to the Swedish doctors (Henring Ling and others) there was proper development of massage – entered on a part of the Swedish gymnastics. Besides the obvious advantages of medicinal paid then noted that massage is an excellent prevention. Since then, the importance of massage in medical sciences grew steadily until it is fully aligned with other disciplines of medical knowledge, supported by numerous scientific publications prof. Izydor Zabłudowski, head of the Department of Therapeutic Massage at the University of Berlin in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. A place in the history of massage deserved a prof. Jan Zaorski of the University of Warsaw, author of the book Fri. “Mixing healing.”
“The ancient sage does not heal those who are already sick but healthy instructed”
Contraindications for massage:
· Inflammation and allergic skin, damage the skin,
· Inflammation of lymph nodes,
· The advanced hypertensive disease,
· Diseases of the circulatory system – is made gentle massage, preferably in a sitting position,
· Blood clots, phlebitis – Massage indicated six months after the resolution of inflammation,
· Leg ulcer, aneurysms, varicose veins,
· Haemorrhage and states threatening hemorrhages.
· Brittleness of bones,
· Cancer – the written consent of your doctor,
· Neurological diseases and rheumatic during throws,
· Menstruation – certain parts of the body and techniques especially in the abdominal massage,
· Pregnancy – certain parts of the body and techniques especially in the abdominal massage.
IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT THAT IN THE EVENT OF CLAIMING ANY HOME HEALTH PROBLEMS, AND SHOULD YOU CAN USE MASSAGES, PLEASE FOR CONSULTATION WITH YOUR DOCTOR !!!
Indications for massage:
· Cardiovascular disease (according to the doctor’s),
· Respiratory system diseases,
· Diseases of the nervous system,
· Diseases of the musculoskeletal system,
· Rheumatic diseases and degenerative diseases,
· Pain syndromes of the spine,
· Skin diseases (eg. Cellilit, scars, traumatic and post-operative after removing the stitches, frostbite, abnormal skin blood flow)
· Diseases for children (eg. Lordosis and kyphosis, scoliosis)
· United permanent fatigue,
· Occupational diseases,
· Other indications by the doctor.
All diseases, disorders, as to which there are no contraindications, can cure or help their treatment massage treatments. It is worth noting that skillfully applied massage, in a rather effective way to supplement, or even replace medication or surgery.
The impact of massage on the body:
The impact of massage on the skin tissue:
· Removes skin calluses,
· Assists in the full breath of the skin,
· Supports the excretory function of sebaceous and sweat glands,
· Assisted nutrition and skin glands contained therein,
by vasodilatation of skin,
· Accelerates the circulation of blood and lymph, so it has a significant effect on the metabolism,
· Firms and tones the skin.
The impact of massage on the circulatory and lymphatic system:
· Stimulates the blood flow and lymph, resulting in more effective delivery of oxygen and nutrients to tissues and cells;
· Expands blood vessels, increases the rate of blood circuits,
· Reduces the resistance of blood in the arteries, facilitating the work of the heart,
· Facilitates the outflow of the venous blood, increased wall tension of the blood vessel,
· Accelerates the removal of waste products from the body decay, eliminates symptoms of stagnation and results in faster absorption of edema and exudates,
· Operates anticoagulation.
The impact of massage on muscle tissue:
· Results in better nutrition and oxygenation of the muscles,
· Results in efficient elimination of waste products of metabolism – accelerates postprandial regeneration,
· Increases the capacity of muscles to work,
· Stimulates the muscle fibers to contract and raises the voltage which prevents muscular atrophy,
· Increases the elasticity of the muscles.
The impact of massage on joints and ligament:
· Enhances the flexibility and strength of the ligament,
· Increases or maintains a normal joint mobility,
· Increases the amount of intra-synovial,
· Improves blood circulation, which results in better nutrition and oxygenation of ponds,
· Increased working capacity of these organs.
The impact of massage on the nervous system:
· Mechanical stimuli on the peripheral nervous system,
· Indirectly affects the central nervous system via the peripheral sensory fibers,
· Acting on the central nervous system, improves the conduction of nerve impulses to muscles, exocrine glands and organs to each system,
· Gentle massage has relaxing and soothing,
· Powerful massage stimulates.