Massage has been used over the years as a means of relieving, relaxing and reducing stress level. Massage either physical or emotional, has been another forms of communication between partners and love ones to relieve and relax the muscles and also to repair damaged tissue, and one of such massage technique is the Swedish massage techniques. This massage can be in form of a stroke, which implies that you massage the body in a systematic manner to provide enough circulation and reduce scar tissues. These massage techniques includes;
Of the first massage technique is Effleurage. This technique involve deep massaging of the body using a flat surface such as the hands or rollers where the hands or rollers are applied to the skin with little pressure, thereby allowing low friction causing the body to experienced free circulation and of course relaxing the joints and muscles.
Secondly, Petrissage is another important massage technique been used as far as Swedish massage is concerned. This method involves massaging of muscles in order to stimulate circulation and relax the tissues. This technique helps in the release of toxins, and relaxes the muscles especially after a very strenuous exercise or activities that turn to overuse the muscles.
Compression is also another important technique that can use to give a home massage. This is usually done in a particular rhythm and style, so as to soften the tissues and muscles. It should be recalled here that compression technique can be applied when the clients is either lying down or better still when the clients is sitting or resting on the chair at the comfort of his own home.
Furthermore, Friction is another method or technique used in carrying massage by a therapist. With the use of an oil, gel or ointment, it focuses on the veins, tissues and muscles. Thereby causing blood first of all to flow through the veins to the heart, and also allowing fluids to be absorbed in the body, especially around swollen tissues. Thus, circulation is just fine.
Finally, the Vibration technique which can be used with the aid of a vibration motor or the finger tips. This technique involves the shaking and vibrating of the body in order to put enough pressure on the tissues and relax also the muscles. It should be noted that Vibration technique is the most common form of massage, because it can be accomplished simply by the use of a vibration chair and other vibration motors. Circulation, relaxing and loosening of tissues is mostly derived from this particular technique.
All in all, there are many others massage formalities and modalities that that a famous for their remarkable benefits, this includes shiatsu, reflexology, sports massage and also the Swedish massage. These various techniques affects the nervous system and causes enough relaxation.