How To Activate And Deactivate Your Body’s Healing Power With Massage Therapy
Massage therapy can do both Activate and De-activate your body.
Massage therapy can turn on and off various body processes during manipulation with massage techniques.
Suppress and Stimulate.
Suppress the pathways in inflammation.
Suppress muscle & joint pain.
Stimulate blood flow.
Increase and Decrease/ Reduce.
Increases serotonin and dopamine.
Decrease (stress cortisol hormones). Cortisol decreases and serotonin decreases.
Decrease depressive and anxious feelings.
Reduce anxiety and encourage sleep.
Reduce levels of Cortisol (cortisol is the stress related hormone produced by the adrenal glands).
Lower and Higher.
Lower back pain.
Lower muscle pain.
Higher energy and health.
Minimize and Maximize.
Minimize the risk of muscle injury and pain.
Maximize the benefits to the body.
Enhance – Diminish
Enhance joint function.
Enhance healing of injuries.
Enhance immunity system.
Diminish or completely release trigger points.
Diminish both acute and chronic pain.
Release – Keep (Hold)
Release of endorphins and serotonin.
Release tight muscles.
Release restrictions in the fascia, or connective tissue.
Keep the immune system strong.
Keep the muscles toned.
Keep your body loose.
Keeps you feeling good.
Activate And Deactivate.
Activate the parasympathetic nervous system.
De-activate trigger points in muscles, tendons or joints.
As researchers learn more about what’s going on inside our body’s self healing mechanisms, they’re finding that massage therapy can influence some of our body’s processes and systems – many of which can be switched on and off.
Although we know that the effects of massage therapy can be helpful to wellness and wellbeing to our life, this complex process does not work in isolation and requires further research to fully understand.
Even though our body is designed to heal itself, massage therapy provides our body with useful solutions to muscle healing, recovery and a wide range of treatments that can help and aid us.