Swedish Massage is the most common and best known type of massage in Sweden. Hippocrates, father of medicine, wrote in the 500s that the physician must be many things, but primarily for massage ... massage can tighten up a joint that is too loose and loosen a joint that is too rigid. The Swedish gymnast Per Henrik Ling called massage father in that he recounted the terapuetiska massage its good reputation throughout Europe in the late 1800's. Among all the massage therapies offered Swedish massage is recognized as the one of the most powerful approaches. A deep tissue massage that can be both therapeutic, preventive, and relaxing. The massage is performed with the pressure, strain and pressur on the skin, muscles and blood vessels. Mass Gens main effects is to defuse tensions in muscles and deactivate trigger points (knots) by increasing blood and lymph circulation. Skeletal muscles are supple, more elastic and muscle nutrient uptake increases. The healing process accelerated, and it leads to faster recovery. The massage also gives effect to the nervous system acting reflexively calming and lowers blood pressure. The nervous system increases both the secretion of the hormone oxytocin, which is a quiet & calm hormone and endorphins, which gives pain relief. The nervous system also reduces the secretion of stress hormones.
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