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  • Lindsay Lorenzen posted an update 8 months, 1 week ago

    Traditional Thai massage, which originates in India, hasn’t existed for more than 2,500 years now. Unlike typical Western-style massages, it doesn’t involve simply lying on a set massage bed for a therapist kneads your weary muscles and pressures points then applies oil on your skin. Instead, you often lie completely clothed down on a flat mat on the ground while a skilled practitioner employs simple stretching, pulling, and swaying methods to alleviate stress and muscle strain. Not only is this Thai massage different than your ordinary massage, but the origins of the technique are almost certainly far older than 2,500 years!

    The Source of Thai massage dates back to India’s Indus Valley Civilization. Among the most significant discoveries made by modern researchers was that females used plants, like the camellia plant, to relieve premenstrual tension. In addition, they used plants, like the opuntia tree, to lessen abdominal pain. Interestingly enough, these women of the Indus Valley civilization weren’t necessarily lactating women. In fact, they might not have been adults at the moment! So as to alleviate tension brought on by menstrual pains or other bodily discomforts, the women could have used what we call"The Fuss".

    A normal Thai massage table will include at least two standard positions, either side to side or front to rear. If there are no mats on the ground, the practitioner will move their body across the mat surface with free motion. Thai massage practitioners typically use their hands to massage the many areas of the body, working into the muscles and relaxing the entire body. As a result, some people commonly describe the Thai massage as"muscle massage". There are many similarities between the Swedish massage and Thai massage, although there are also some key differences.

    During one study, researchers from the New England university medical school and the Keck University Institute of Molecular Biology analyzed the effects of Thai massage on mice. The researchers discovered that the massaging effect was very similar to the one found in Swedish massages. This study is important because nearly all healthcare professionals feel that Thai massages help relieve muscle tension as a result of postures developed from the Thai postures.

    In addition to this 1 study, further research has also shown that Thai massage has similar pain relief benefits compared to Swedish massages. Researchers studied subjects that had carpal tunnel syndrome. The subjects took a Thai massage twice daily for four weeks. At the end of the four week period, researchers found that there were significantly fewer carpal tunnel problems in the areas. This same study was conducted on patients with acute pain. When the pain-relieving benefits were compared to those of the Swedish massage, researchers found that the pain relievers were also more effective.

    In order to provide better health, the Thai massage treatments should be given to everyone who visits your clinic. It should not be restricted to people who have carpal tunnel syndrome. In actuality, the whole body should be targeted especially at the lower back. This is the region of the body that can contribute to major stress disorders and higher blood pressure.

    The benefits of the Thai massage may be the stretching that occurs during the stretching. The stretching will help loosen muscles, which is then able to stretch farther. However, at times the practitioner may hold the stretching position for a longer time period than is necessary. Some of the stretching that occurs through Thai massage may involve mudras or hand gestures. These gestures are made to relax and to release tension in certain regions of the body.

    Lots of the other benefits of the Thai massage include increased mobility, balance and suppleness. The practitioner is trained to extend and to move the whole body which helps to improve strength and balance. This is in addition to the relaxing and releasing tension that occur during the treatment. Increased suppleness aids in reducing fatigue and energy through the day and into the night. It’s possible to alleviate tension headaches that might help ease tension and restore vigor and vitality. By increasing the flow of energy throughout the entire body, there are improved health and vitality.