Massage is the dosed mechanical effects on the different parts of the body, which is carried out by the masseur’s hands.
Massage is an effective method of treatment and rehabilitation of working capacity, relieving fatigue, prevention of various diseases, recovery of the organism.
The effect of the body massage is based on the process of neuro-reflected, humoral and mechanical impacts.
Neuro-reflected mechanism – The essence of neuro-reflected mechansm is the irritation of numerous cutaneous, tendinous, ligamentous, muscular, vascular and nerve endings, which contributes to the functional vchanges of arious systems.
Humoral mechanism – Under the influence of massage highly active substances are activated in tissues, which form hormones. While being in the skin, under the influence of massage they pass into the active state, are absorbed into the blood and spreading throughout the body influence specifically.
Mechanical impact – Massage also has a mechanical impact directly onto the skin, muscles and other tissues, stimulates the trophism, tone, influences on the functional activity of organs and tissues effectively.
- Diseases of musculoskeletal system, osteochondrosis, curvature of the spine;
- Injuries of soft tissues, bones, joints, post-surgical residual effects;
- Lesions of the central and peripheral nervous systems;
- Post-stroke residual effects.