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What is Western Massage

What is Western Massage

Western Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.
The purpose of massage is to affect the circulation of blood and the flow of blood and lymph, reduce muscular tension or
flaccidity, affect the nervous system through stimulation or sedation, and enhance tissue healing.These affects provide a number of therapeutic benefits.

For example, reduce anxiety, improve pulmonary function in young asthma patients, reduce psycho-emotional distress in persons suffering from chronic inflammatory bowel disease, increase weight and improve motor development in premature infants, and may enhance immune system functioning. Some medical conditions that massage therapy can help are: allergies, anxiety and stress, arthritis, asthma and bronchitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive motion injuries, chronic and temporary pain, circulatory problems, depression, digestive disorders, tension headache, insomnia, myofascial pain, sports injuries, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction.Western Massage therapies along with other Asian bodywork therapies have a number of documented clinical benefits.