Relaxation massage can be used to help loosen muscles, improve muscle tone and increase flexibility as a part of treatment for an injury alongside of physiotherapy treatments. Everyone from athletes, labourers, office workers or even the stressed out individual can receive regular massage to keep themselves feeling healthy and in good physical condition. Massage may be suitable for people with disabilities, expecting mothers, and people in treatment for medical conditions, however, there are some precautions that may need to be taken into account in protecting the health of the client.
Relaxation massage is a combination of relaxation and remedial massage to not only be able to relax the whole body but also work through any muscle issue that you may be feeling.
Benefits of relaxation massage may include:
- Improved circulation
- Enhance the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the muscle cells
- Helps remove waste products
- Reduces muscle swelling
- Boosting immune system function
Relaxation massage induces a calm response in the body, which lowers your heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure, and generally decreases the physical effect of everyday stress.
Massage may benefit the following conditions:
- General well-being
- High blood pressure
- Minor injuries