Therapeutic massage can be used for pain control/relief, healing, and overall health. To name a few benefits, a good massage, particularly one that works your muscles like a deep tissue massage, can relieve back pain, strengthen the immune system, exercise weak muscles, increase flexibility, reduce depression, increase circulation, and relieve tension.
With all these benefits, the main benefits can be summarized as reduced fatigue and increased energy. You can also get more information about massage in Sydney via www.sitcm.edu.au/about-clinic/.
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Several methods are used in professional massage, including moving pressure, fixed pressure, retention, kneading, point pressure, and distributed pressure. Occupational therapists can use the arms, elbows, forearms, and even knees and feet to relieve tension deep within the muscles.
Professional masseuses can also support massage with devices or machines. Small handheld devices that can provide point pressure are as common as professional massage devices that use percussion instruments to massage deep into your muscle tissue.
Therapeutic massage helps patients control/relieve pain by sending impulses to the brain via the same nerves that transmit pain signals. In this way, receptors in the brain never receive pain impulses because they are effectively blocked.
When a patient receives a therapeutic massage, natural pain-relieving endorphins are released which, like highly effective drugs, numb the senses to pain. In addition, the muscles relax, which increases blood flow, allowing oxygen and nutrients to reach the sore muscles, allowing them to relax.