10 Interesting facts about massage therapy II.

  1. Just a 10-minute massage can increase mitochondria production (=energy!), and reduce proteins associated with inflammation in muscles. So faster muscle regeneration and less soreness makes your workout work for you!

  2. Massage may be the oldest form of medical care. Egyptian tomb paintings show people being massaged.

  3. There are approximately 5 million touch receptors in our skin? 3,000 in a finger tip.

  4. Healthy touch of any kind can reduce the heart rate and lower blood pressure.

  5. Massage therapy has shown to be effective in relieving migraine and tension headaches and also helps to prevent future headaches too!

  6. A massage can have beauty benefits! By increasing blood flow, a massage can help plump slackened skin, increase lympatic drainage to remove toxins, and give vitality to a dull complexion.

  7. a swedish massage during pregnancy addresses many common discomforts associated with the skeletal and circulatory changes brought on by hormone shifts during pregnancy.

  8. In Korea, only blind or visually impaired can practice massage.

  9. The use of hot, moist towels in massage therapy, also known as hydrothermal therapy, can help tight muscles to relax, soothe irritated nerve endings, and increase circulation.

  10. A study conducted by the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine showed that ongoing massage therapy treatments could lower anxiety, reduce pain, and improve grip strength for those that suffer from arthritis.

  11. +1 English fact:
    Massage, as a word, was used for the first time in England during 15th century.


For more interesting facts check my first article HERE!




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