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Why is it when the massage therapist massages my upper body i get goosebumps/tingling in my legs? And why r we suppose to drink water post massage

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In brief: Possibly

Not certain about goosebumps, though could be autonomic response.
If tingling in legs with work on neck and arms, then check out if any compression in the neck or upper spine. As to the water, your connective tissues, fat and muscle store lots of things that your body has to process when mobilized by massage. Hydration helps.

In brief: Possibly

Not certain about goosebumps, though could be autonomic response.
If tingling in legs with work on neck and arms, then check out if any compression in the neck or upper spine. As to the water, your connective tissues, fat and muscle store lots of things that your body has to process when mobilized by massage. Hydration helps.
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