Swedish massage is a manual process of soft tissue and muscles in order to obtain beneficial therapeutic and relaxing the body, long term or even instant results - relaxation, a faster elimination of physical or mental fatigue.
Depending on the type of massage - massage massage generally or partially, by the maneuvers used - batteries, fights, smoothing, etc.., Different effects: stimulating, relaxing.
Massage stimulates the metabolism by direct mechanical action on the muscles or, if reflex massage, indirectly through the nervous system. Along with exercise, massage is a way of disposing of residual products from the body.
Massage the muscles in athletes, the dynamic people conducted before training prepares them for their effort and the training conducted by relieving fatigue and contribute to a fast recovery.
Massage also has an aesthetic role, maintaining and restoring skin elasticity, thus favoring body movements, tone and developing the strength of what are meant to protect tissues and organs.
By activating blood circulation to the skin there is an increase in metabolic waste removal and to mobilize the reserves of fat that is deposited in the subcutaneous tissue layers, evenly or randomly on other parts of the body.
Through massage to eliminate the appearance of "orange peel" characteristic of cellulite, and resorption by decreasing fat deposits in tissues.
Massage generally leads to a feeling of well being, a feeling of relaxation, which is why relaxation is indicated for the treatment of fatigue and stress, insomnia, chronic fatigue, occasional constipation.
Reflexology is a very good method of prevention and treatment of disorders or diseases.
The extremities of the body - feet, hands, nose, ears - are nerve endings and reflex areas of the body organs. Reflexology techniques are based on principles similar to acupuncture and acupressure - to stimulate reflex points. The reflex can remove toxins from the body and unblock energy flow in the body.
Massaging certain points on the feet - plantar reflexology - foot and therapeutic purposes is an ancient practice, whose origins are lost in antiquity.
Massage feet - plantar reflexology - is used today in many Western countries for therapeutic purposes.
Massage the reflex points a few minutes until the disappearance of local pain and grit under the skin. These exercises improve blood circulation and lymphatic obtaining, by reflex, even normalize body function which corresponds to point massaged.
It is beneficial to a 2-3 week sessions of reflexology and massage while drinking 500 ml. of water or tea.