PURPOSE OF BODY MASSAGING | Dr Franklin's Ayurveda Center

PURPOSE OF BODY MASSAGING

The purpose of massage is to relieve pain, rehabilitate, augment and maintain physical function of the body by applying pressure and movement to the soft tissue of body, skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Physical Benefits of massaging:

• Relaxes the whole body
• Calms the nervous system
• Lowers blood pressure
• Stretches connective tissue
• Reduces chronic pain
• Improves the skin tone
• Increases red blood cell count
• Relieves fired and aching muscles
• Speedy recovery from illness
• Increases range of motion
• Speeds elimination of    metabolic waste
• Increases blood and lymph   Circulation
• Relieves cramped muscles
• Speeds recovery from injury
• Reduces tension and headaches
• Increases tissue metabolism
• Stimulates release of endorphins
• Strengthens the immune system
• Reduces swelling
• Improves skin tone
• Loosens tight muscles

Mental Benefits of massaging:

. Reduces mental stress
• Promotes quality sleep
. Improves awareness

                                                                   


Emotional Benefits of massaging:

• Provides a feeling of well  being
• Enhances self-image
• Nurtures and stimulates   emotional growth
• Reduces anxiety