Within the past decade, an overwhelming
accumulation of scientific evidence has supported the claim
that massage therapy is beneficial.
dilates or opens up blood vessels, improving the circulation
and relieving congestion.
acts as a cleanser for the elimination of wastes and toxic
debris as in constipation.
relaxes muscle spasm and relieves tension.
increases the blood supply and nutrition to muscles produced
through voluntary muscle contraction. Massage thus helps
to overcome harmful "fatigue" products resulting from strenuous
exercise or injury.
improves muscle tone and helps prevent or delay muscular
a nutritious calorie- deficient diet can be an aid to reducing
body fat in that it may burst fat capsules in the subcutaneous
tissue so that the fat exudes and becomes absorbed.
increases the excretion (via the kidneys) of fluids and
nitrogen, inorganic phosphorous and salt in normal individuals.
improves the general circulation and nutrition of tissues.
It is accompanied or followed by an increased interchange
of substances between the blood and tissue cells, heightening
encourages the retention of nitrogen, phosphorous and sulphur
necessary for tissue repair in persons convalescing from
the bone fractures.
alleviates pain resulting from swelling and inflammation
of joints as in arthritis.
helps eliminate edema of the extremities.
disperses the edema following injury to ligaments and tendons,
lessens pain facilitates movement.
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