Category: Heart Health

Jan 04

Trigger Point Massage Therapy Lowers Blood Pressure While Reducing Stress

Trigger point massage therapy, is a bodywork technique that involves the application of pressure to tender muscle tissue in order to relieve pain and dysfunction in other parts of the body. Trigger points are painful when pressure is applied, causes stiff joints and limited range of motion, and have a special property called referred pain. …

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Oct 21

Foot Reflexology Works Wonders

Reflexology is a type of massage that uses subtle pressure on specific muscle areas of the foot, hand or ear that correspond to areas of the body and/or organs releasing blocked energy. This enables the energy to flow freely throughout the body, allowing it to heal itself and ensure well-being. It also stimulates blood flow …

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Jul 30

Back Massage Gets Rid of Anxiety and Reduces Blood Pressure

Back massage means only the back is worked on and is one of the most popular and beneficial of all of the massages. This technique appeals to people who just do not have the time for a full body massage. The treatment is designed to relax and ease tension in the back where muscle problems …

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Jun 15

Deep Tissue Massage Lowers Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints). Deep tissue massage therapy works by physically breaking down adhesions (bands of painful, rigid …

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Apr 10

Therapeutic Massage keeps Hypertension at Bay

Therapeutic massage incorporates a variety of advanced modalities that enhance the body’s natural restorative functioning. Light to firm touch is used to release tension, relax muscles, increase blood and lymph circulation, and impart a sense of calm. Therapeutic massage can be used as a collaborative, supportive addition to conventional medical treatment of illness and injury, …

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Jan 20

Back Massage in Control of Lowering Hypertension

Back massage means only the back is worked on and is one of the most popular and beneficial of all of the massages. This technique appeals to people who just do not have the time for a full body massage. The treatment is designed to relax and ease tension in the back where muscle problems …

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Nov 11

Lowering Blood Pressure with Swedish Massage

Swedish massage also known as European massage focuses on the manipulation of the body’s soft tissue to promote a balanced state of health. Using techniques such as stroking, kneading, tapping, vibration and friction, the therapist can enhance health and body awareness as well as assist in recovery from injuries. Considered by many as “medical massage,” …

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