Massage helps to improve blood supply to the massaged areas of the body, activates skin respiration, enhances the functions of sweat and sebaceous glands, the skin becomes more elastic, and muscles and ligaments become more elastic. Massage has a calming effect on the nervous system, favors metabolic processes, helps restore health after fatigue, and therefore is recommended by doctors.
Usually massage has special purposes, therefore it is divided into sports, medical, hygienic and is performed by specialists. The simplest type of massage is hygienic massage, which increases the overall tone of the body. It can be performed not only by a specialist, but also by those who are engaged in health-improving types of physical education, who have received appropriate skills, and self-massage techniques Continue reading