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Swedish massage

Swedish massage is comprised of different techniques that are applied in different stages in order for the individual to gain a sense of relaxation and wellbeing.

What is Swedish massage?

Swedish massage is a type of massage which adapts its techniques accordingly for the therapeutic effects. The massage consists of long type strokes which incorporates such techniques such as:- One of the main aims of Swedish massage is to make the individual regain a sense of wellbeing and invigoration with a high level of overall relaxation throughout the body. This modality of massage is the one most people think of when they are thinking about massage.

Swedish massage focused on upper limb bicep brachii muscleAbove: Swedish massage focused on upper limb bicep brachii muscle

Who can Swedish massage help?

Swedish massage consists of many techniques with an aim to accomplish all round wellbeing. But Swedish massage does go beyond that of a relaxation therapy. Due to its techniques the therapeutic effects are a by-product of the physiological changes within the body.

Swedish massage isn't aimed at any population and anybody can benefit from a Swedish massage. It can be beneficial to athletes participating in strenuous exercise on a daily basis or individual suffering with the demands of everyday life's strains.

Swedish massage can help:-

The benefits of Swedish massage?

Swedish massage is fully equipped with many benefits. With the different types of techniques administered by the specialists its effects can improve circulation holistically which helps the lymphatic system remove waste that has been built up as a result of previous exercise or stress.

Swedish massage doesn't just target the aid in the recovery of the musculoskeletal system but also benefits the other systems of the body such as:-
  • Circulatory system
  • Endocrine system
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive system
  • Psychological effects.
Other benefits of Swedish massage are:-
  • Improved rate of recovery
  • Reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
  • Relaxation
  • Aids in healing process
  • Maintain healthy muscles
  • Relieve pain
  • Increase range of movement
  • Maximise performance
Swedish massage has a great effect on the endocrine system which helps to release hormones and stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system, this aids relaxation and helps to maintain a balanced sleeping pattern.

The specialists can adapt their techniques if the individual is suffering from respiratory issues so that breathing can become easier by stimulating the lungs and breaking up mucus and other respiratory discharge.

Swedish massage also promotes a better and more efficient digestive system and can relieve colic, gas, as well as on going constipation problems.

An overlooked but essential part of the Swedish massage is the psychological effects it can make to individuals lives. The benefits of Swedish massage are so that it leaves the individual with a sense of all round wellbeing as well as connecting the body and mind with an all-round sense of relaxation preparing the individual for the demands of everyday life.

How Swedish massage works

The effectiveness of Swedish massage has been proven to be a form of therapeutic treatment. Swedish massage works by increasing the blood flow around the body which increases circulation, Swedish massage acts as an accessory to the circulatory system so that a holistic circulatory system is maintained throughout and after the massage.

Depending on the individuals needs the massage maybe applied deeper so that the superficial areas are targeted in the first phase of the massage in order to stimulate the sensory system. The deeper massage maybe used to target the underlying problems of a condition which may have need releasing through the execution of the trigger point techniques.

The specialists at Liverpool Physio use a combination of their skill and vast experience to recognise the effects of the massage. Through the many techniques applied, the increase of permeability of vessels are created in order for the increased amount of white blood cells to clear toxins and waste that have been built up within the bodies systems.

How to book an appointment

To book a Swedish massage with a specialist then email or call 0151 558 0077.

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