Massage Benefits in Daily Life:
Massage is very helpful to the health and controls the body condition. Massages also very useful to maintain the nervous function in a proper way. There are many varieties of massage, here are some, they are 1. Oil massage 2. Dry massage 3. Foot massage 4. Cold massage 5. Warm Cold massage. Different ailments call for different massage and they must be done keeping the patient’s conditions. Not all patients can be given the same type of massage.
Uses of Massages:
We can get massage benefits when we follow them. The cold massage is ideal for patients who are suffering from insomnia, nervous weakness, burning sensation and vibration in the body. Even light massage with oil is very useful in the cases of above mentioned. For weak and thin people oil massage is ideal. The paralysis, backache, pain in legs, polio patients greatly benefit from oil massage, foot massage and hot-cold massage. Apart from these some particular parts of backbone in case of weakness of nerves, massage of neck, chest and back in case of asthma and bronchitis; head and neck in case of a headache and particularly the oil massage at the part of the liver is very beneficial for the patients.
One can massage oneself is very difficult to get perfect benefits, it’s better to get somebody else to do massage. Leave your hand loose and massage toward the heart from the upper parts of the body slowly and frequently press smoothly on the chest and continue for few seconds. The massage stimulates the veins and forces perfectly the inner flow of the blood. This helps to cleanse the body from the impurities. The massage should concentrate on the muscles and not on the bones. This will help the muscles to become flexible. Massage the body well for five to seven minutes before the bath. This oil massage can be very simply and dry rub the entire body by rubbing with hands and palms.
Massage to the Organs:
Leg: Take some oil and pour on the leg. Start from the ankle and using circular motion bring the hand up. Use the palms of both hands and rub in opposite directions. Now gently strike the leg with hands.
Arm: Rub oil on the arm and massage slowly starting from the wrist and use the hands in circular motion. Now gently strike the hands slowly with fingers.
Stomach: Rub oil with both hands on stomach from right to left and during the massage slowly pat with palms on the stomach. Then catch the flesh with fingers and rub downwards and upwards. This way of massage helps to reduce fat.
Chest: Rub the chest from all over the chest with oil and now move the hands on the chest in every direction with oil. Move the hand outwards from the middle. Now cup both palms and gently tap the chest all over. This massage useful to the heart and lungs.
Back: Rub oil at the back and massage well from left to right and down to up. Place both palms side by side with the back bone in the middle and now press and rub downwards. During the massage rub the backbone with thumbs. Finally cup the palms and pat gently.
Neck and Face: Apply the oil on the face and neck, now move the hand downwards from the chin and rub the neck. Massage the face downwards. Use fingers around the eyes.
Head: Apply the oil to the head and massage right up to the roots of the hair. Use a circular motion to massage forehead and head. Cup the palm and pat the head. Doing this message is better before the bath.