Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues in the body. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain. There are over 20 types/method of massage including:
- Swedish massage
- Thai massage
- Hot Stone massage
- Bio-medical stimulation (BMS) massage
- Ayurvedic massage
- Deep tissue massage
The most popular in Budapest is the Thai Massage, you can find a Thai massage parlor in almost every major area it kind of feel likes almost every moment from Thailand is masseuse… lol… They offer you a variety of massage therapy and some locations accept payments using the OTP Szep Card (Recreation). I like to visit Thai Pro.
Here are 10 benefits of a good massage therapy:
1. Reduce Stress
A good massage is a great way to de-stress, remaining with a relaxed feeling and at ease for days and even weeks after your appointment.
2. Improve Circulation
A good massage helps in Loosening your muscles and tendons allowing for increased blood flow throughout the body. Improving your circulation can have a number of positive effects on the rest of your body, including reducing fatigue and pains.
3. Reduce Pain
Massage therapy is great for working out problem areas, the effect of constant sitting result in chronic stiffness, A professional therapist will be able to accurately target the source of your pain and help push it out through the right lymph node.
4. Eliminate Toxins
Massage also Stimulating the soft tissues of your body will help to release toxins through your blood and lymphatic systems.
5. Improve Flexibility
Massage therapy will loosen and relax your muscles, helping your body to achieve its full range of movement potential, after a good massage you almost feel like you can fly.
6. Improve Sleep
Because massages encourages relaxation and boost your mood, Going to bed will be easy and relaxed, your loosened muscles promotes more restful sleep, and you’ll feel less tired in the morning… most times you will even be asleep while the masseurs/masseuse are at work on you.
7. Enhance Immunity
Stimulation of the lymph nodes re-charges the body’s natural defense system. A good massage will wake your senses again.
8. Reduce Fatigue
Massage therapy is known to boost mood and promote better quality sleep, thus making you feel more rested and less worn-out at the end of the day.
9. Alleviate Depression and Anxiety
Massage therapy can help to release endorphins in your body, helping you feel happy, energized, and at ease. Endorphins are hormones that also inhibit the communication of pain.
10. Reduce post-surgery and post-injury swelling
There are several types of massage and wash type is concentrated to certain type of healing. A professional massage is a great way to safely deal with a sports injury or post-surgery rehabilitation.
What kind of massage therapy do you know, which ones have you tried? Do you think that massage therapy could help relief some problems areas and lead to improved health and wellness?