Body Massage Therapy- Healing You Inside Out
Nowadays, massage has developed around the world with hundreds of technique. If you have tried it before, there is no doubt about its amazing benefits with your body and your mind. Today, Tran Spa will give you a general understanding relating to body massage.
1. Body massage are full of freedom and relaxation
There is no goal or KPI when doing the massage. You can do it whenever you want, for whatever reasons. The service providers will serve you with enthusiasm, caring and good attitude. Massage brings you a lot of benefits in the long-run.
1.1. What is body massage?
It is a combination of movements created by the therapist’s skillful hands like kneading, rubbing, stretching, … These actions are applied on specific body muscles including neck, shoulder, legs, hands, … The purposes of body spa mainly are for relaxation and health physio treatments. It can also be called therapy rather than just entertainment.
1.2. Benefits of body massages
The results of body massage can be seen clearly after a few therapy sessions. It gives both benefits to your physical and mental health. No matter how old you are, body treatment definitely brings you the benefits that you need.
For physical health
- Regular massage helps to eliminate toxins and improve immune system.
- Full body reflexology for 10 minutes before starting skincare routine helps the skin to absorb the cream’s nutrients better than usual. When massaging, the skin will temporarily expand, helping the skin care nutrients and vitamins to absorb into the skin faster, nourishing the skin from deep inside. Therefore, massage makes facial and body skin so much healthier hence beautiful.
- Regular massage helps blood circulation and stabilizes blood pressure. It also has a good effect in reducing the burden on the heart by dilating blood vessels and directly promoting blood circulation.
- For blood pressure, clinical practice has shown that head massage and upper body are a way for blood pressure to rise, on the other hand, massaging the lower half of the body can decrease blood pressure.
- Body massage has the anti-aging effect on skin hence make it firmer. There are dozens of acupuncture points on our body, each of which has its own function, tasks and connections with different internal organs. However, with the increase of age, the functions of the body’s organs are gradually degraded, the immune system health would also decrease.
- Body treatment has the effect of stimulating the receptors, causing beneficial nerve reflexes, increasing the activity of cells, fading wrinkles and increase skin’s firmness and texture. That’s why, medical experts advise us to take care of our body parts every day instead of waiting until we are in need. However, most of us will wait until we are in need and seek treatments later. That’s usually too late because our body already damaged due to the side-effects of sickness.
- Each acupuncture point is representing a certain of parts of the body. If we know how to take advantage of these points, we can completely massage to fight aging and detoxify the harmful cells, prevent and cure diseases.
For mental health
- The body will emit good hormones and release endorphins, dopamine, and serotonin during the spa. These hormones and neurotransmitter ease the negative and stressful factors a result.
- The effect of full body massage is to relieve stress from work or life negative factors. Massaging within 10-15 minutes on the spot has the effect of dispelling fatigue to make you feel more comfortable and relaxed. For those who are too busy and has too much on their plate, it is recommended that you take the advantages of a massage while taking a bath to dispel exhaustion while saving time and bring the benefit to the body.
- A 15 -20-minute massage sesion before bedtime will gives you a good sleep and solve insomnia. It expands the blood vessels to improve blood circulation and fasten up the metabolism to support our body and reduce negative fatigue, therefore result in deeper and better sleep.
2. How many types are there?
There are a lot of different techniques in the spa category. The most popular of them are Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, remedial massage, sport massage and foot reflexology. At Tran Spa, we provide all these services.
2.1. Swedish massage
This is the newest and softest technique with slight movement put on the muscles. This method’s purpose is for relaxation and stress relieve effects.
2.2. Deep tissue massage - Remedial massage - Sport Massage
These 3 techniques mainly focus on curing pain and injuries during sport, or high intensity activities. The methods require firm pressure and skills which can only be provided by professional and experienced therapists. Depending on the purpose and condition of the customer, the therapist will advise a suitable method for each different situation.
2.3. Foot reflexology
This technique focuses on soft tissue on the feet to reduce tiredness and soreness. This is the best method for someone whose job is to stand on their feet for a long duration like chef, teacher, receptionist, etc.
3. Which one is the best?
There is no exact answer for this question whether it is the best for you or not. The decision depends on you and bases on your condition that the therapists will advise properly.
- If you simply just need to have a break when you are stressed, a gentle spa such as Swedish massage or hot stone massage are the choice for you.
- On the other hand, if you have injuries or pains that needed extra care and treatments, deep tissue massage, remedial massage and sport massage are some solutions for you.
4. Before and after a body massage
- You will need to take off your clothes while having the massage areas as the clothes’ fabric and closed off the blood flow due to the tightness. Make sure to prepare comfortable clothes after a body massage to increase blood flow and loosen up the muscles.
- Do not let your stomach too empty or too full. Eat beforehand at least 30 minutes.
- If you are getting fever, inflammation, or infectious disease, do not go to massage section as it worsens your current situation.
From the post, we hope you have an overall understanding of body massaging and some of the popular and effective techniques. You can come to Tran Spa to get the best service that is suitable for you.