Types of Massages
Classical massage – Systematic massaging delays the processes of aging. The massage affects the skin, neural receptors and blood vessels. It widens the capillary tube vessels as this, on its behalf, improves tissue feeding, increases the venous blood flow, and improves the lymphoma circulation, which contributes to removing looseness of the skin. In the skin and subcutaneous tissue, the massage activates the sebaceus and sudoriferous glands and contributes to faster burning of subcutaneous fats. Skin becomes softer, elastic and smooth! The massage contributes to enrichment of the muscles with glycogen and oxygen.
Relaxing massage – typical for the relaxing massage is the treatment of a certain part of the body, which, through the nervous system canals, is connecting to the corresponding to this part of the body organ. The massage treats and has relaxing and pain relieving effect at different kinds of diseases of all the systems and organs in the human organism.
Energizing massage – the energizing massage strengthens and improves the general physical status of the body and contributes to relaxing the body and mind. Blood circulation becomes more intensive and harmful toxins are brought out of the body.
Sports massage – preliminary massage (pre-start) – a massage that is made immediately before sports (fitness, biking, running, etc.) to heat and stimulate the body for the upcoming physical exercises.
Rehabilitation massage – a massage that is made after sports, it aims faster and full recovery, balancing the cortex processes, regulation of tissue breathing, elimination of fatigue and reaching to the normal status of the body.
Rehabilitation massage – made after physical or mental load to recover as fast as possible the different functions of the body and increase the work ability. Recovery massage aims to take off the muscle tension, as well as to relax the neuromuscular system and to create conditions for optimal quickly body recovery, removal of pain, increase of work ability both of separate parts and the whole body.
Bamboo massage – a massage made with bamboo sticks and combination of shiatsu acupressure for full relaxation. These are specific bamboo sticks with length of 35cm and diameter of 3 cm. One of the sticks is hollow, and the other is full of grains, which creates sound effect. During the massage, over the human body are made strikes with the speed of 100-120 per minute. The bamboo massage is recommended at obesity, overweight, cellulite, and physical and mental exhaustion, it decreases the muscle tension, brings the energy and body tonus back.
Massage collar – main places to accumulate tension and stress are the neck muscles, the shoulder girdle and around shoulder blades. Regular massaging of these areas or the so called “massage collar” removes the pain, relaxes the tensed muscles and recovers the mobility of neck, shoulders and the chest section of the spine.
Back and legs – at partial back (legs) massage are used techniques of the classical massage. This massage is suitable to improve muscle tonus and balance in the back (legs) area.
Legs and feet – at partial massage of the legs (feet) are used techniques of the classical massage. This type of massage is suitable for improving muscle tonus and balance in the legs (feet) area.
Back and feet – at partial back (feet) massage are used techniques of the classical massage. It is suitable to improve the muscle tonus and balance in the back (feet) area.
Calves and feet – this massage is a kind of area therapy.
Anti-cellulite massage (legs)– used to eliminate the subcutaneous layer of fats, accumulated as “orange” cellulite formations. The method has a marked cosmetic effect. It is performed by means of specific techniques and essential oils. This massage provides blood supply to tissues. Newly come blood contributes to burning fats, brings fresh nutritional ingredients, and, on the other hand, provides distribution of lymph depots.
Full Anti-cellulite Massage – applied to eliminate the subcutaneous layer of fats, accumulated as “orange” cellulite formations. The method has a marked cosmetic effect. It is performed by means of specific techniques and essential oils. This massage provides blood supply to tissues. Newly come blood contributes to burning fats, brings fresh nutritional ingredients, and on the other hand, provides distribution of lymph depots.
Therapeutic Massage – this type of massage is an effective method to treat different traumas and diseases. It has the following varieties:
• classical – it is made near the injured area or directly onto it;
• segmental-reflex – made for the purpose of reflex effect over the functional status of inner organs and systems;
• connective tissue massage – mainly affects the connective tissue and hypoderm;
• periosteal – rhythmical point pressure is applied over the bone pads in certain consequence aiming to achieve irritation of periosteum;
• point massage – local work over biologically active areas (points) for the purpose of stimulation or relaxation;
• device massage – performed by means of vibrational, vacuum, ultrasound or ionizing devices;
Local therapeutic massage – at this kind of massage attention is paid to a specific problematic area of the body.
Vacuum massage – cupping glasses – in the essence of cupping glasses massage effect lays the reflex method, based on occurrence of hyperemia, irritation of skin receptors by the crated in the cupping glass vacuum. Improved under the influence of cupping massage is the peripheral blood circulation, lymph, the fluid between the tissues. Eliminated is the stasis, intensified is the metabolism and skin breathing in the massaged areas of the body. Skin becomes elastic, its resistance to temperature and mechanical factors is increased, the contractile function of muscles is improved, increased are their tone and elasticity.
At vacuum therapy effect there also is separation of the extract of the sebaceous and sudoriferous glands. Except for salts, in its composition, there also are acetone and gall acids which in certain concentration become toxic for the organism. This allows comparison of the cupping glasses massage method and the effect of the bath.