In addition to simply feeling wonderful, massage also provides therapeutic benefits. It enhances immunity, stretches weak or tight muscles, increases joint flexibility, improves circulation, releases endorphins, lessens depression and anxiety, and relieves migraine pain.
The massage chair and cushion have rollers built inside that press, knead, sweep, and roll up and down your back, simulating Shiatsu and Swedish massage. This motion relieves tension in specific locations of the body and improves stronger circulation. The chair or cushion is used in the home, car, and the office because of the strapping system used to fasten them to any chair.
To relieve tension or muscles knots that come along with sitting at a desk or peering into a monitor for hours on end, the hand held instruments are perfect. They are easy to store on or inside a desk. One instrument has round knobs and is for use on pressure points to relieve sore muscles and knots. A second type is a roller, effective for relieving tension and relaxing tight muscles. A third type, made of copper or metal prongs, is used on your scalp. It is used often as a novelty because a person feels shivers and tingles throughout their body while relieving pressure and stress on your scalp.
The shower head has been on the market for decades, so popular that some hotels and motels now have them in rooms. There are many styles to choose from. You can personalize the pressure and pulse of the water to create a refreshing and invigorating experience. Circulation is also improved while washing away the dirt from the day and relieving tension.
A foot bath or spa is often thought of as a luxury or pedicure. True, but they also offer health benefits. They relieve stress that has an impact on blood pressure, anxiety, pain, and even digestive problems. Also, the massaging effect of the warm water bubbling around your feet helps to rid your body of toxins that have weakened immune systems and has other negative impacts on health. After this experience, the body feels restored, refreshed and pampered.
Massage is fast becoming popular with people from all walks of life. All of the tools listed in this article are available at specialty stores, drug stores, discount stores, on line and department stores. Prices vary from a few dollars to over one hundred dollars. Comparative shopping will produce the most savings.
Due to busy schedules or limited budgets, many are neglecting their health. However, the benefits of massage are available without going to a spa or club. When traveling or at work, it is possible to have relief from tension and soreness that is affordable, convenient and beneficial to health.