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Massage Health: Massages vary in type and intensity, but generally they are a healthy way to ease aches, soothe tight spots, improve circulation, promote relaxation, and provide therapeutic or caring touch. Care must be taken, though, to avoid massaging acute or infected wounds, swollen glands, cancerous regions, or unwilling participants. ...Read more
Certainly: About the only negative I can think of here is that you will make all the people who do not get massages every day jealous! If you have the time to spare and the money to spend, and presuming that massages help you to feel good, I can think of no good reason not to get a massage every day! ...Read more
See below: Probably the most powerful effect of massage is to decrease stress hormones associated with pain and allow greater relaxation. They can certainly help with muscle spasm and tightness although are best done in conjunction with physical therapy if there is a specific muscular or orthopedic problem. I had a massage yesterday. If massages were mandatory, there would be a lot less anger and illness. ...Read more
Vigorous massage is: Prostate massage is used in clinical practice rarely to diagnose chronic bacterial prostatitis. If used to achieve an intense orgasm, it should be done carefully, as vigorous massage may result in damage to the nearby thin rectal lining, stricture of the membranous urethra, or possibly epididymitis. If a patient has acute bacterial prostatitis, vigorous massage may seed the blood with bacteria. ...Read more
Reduces Stress...: There's no scientific evidence that massage improves fertility and increases pregnancy rates. But at least one study showed that the hands-on bodywork can dial down your anxiety level. Since stress has been shown to interfere with getting pregnant, it makes sense that reducing stress through massage could — theoretically — improve your odds of conceiving. Best wishes! ...Read more
Massage: Touch, our first comfort, is a lasting source of pleasure & well-being. There are # massage therapies worldwide. They can help release tension/strains, restore alignment, promoting relaxation, improve circulation (depending on technique blood, lymph, air, cerebrospinal, organs), & balance energy/chakras. Some use oils: swedish (western), balinese, thai, bindi (ayurvedic); no oil: shiatsu. Be well! ...Read more
Massage force can harm healthy tissues if not done correctly, or if the tissue is not healthy to start with.
The goal of friction massage is to restore muscle length and break down restriction in muscle action.
Very. Enericialmwhen done correctly, but careful assessment before and during treatment is required. ...Read more