What is a Swedish Body Massage Nottingham?
Swedish body massage is a popular body massage that lasts approximately one hour. It is an oil based massage that is fairly gentle to moderate pressure with the aim to gently relax and release within both the body and mind. Depending upon your situation that would be discussed in consultation. This could be a full body session or one that just works specific areas such back, neck, arms etc.
Firstly, there’s a physical effect on your body helping to reduce muscle aches and pains or increase joint mobility. Then there are the psychological benefits of providing feelings of relaxation and reduced feelings of stress.
These sessions will start of very gentle so the therapist can get a feel for the areas worked as well as to start spreading the oils or creams used to warm up the area with gently relaxing movements. As every session is different and specific to the needs of that session the techniques used will vary. However one thing that is often common is lots of clients end up falling asleep in the sessions due to its relaxing nature.
Results From a Study for Swedish Massage
A study conducted by the National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that volunteers who received a 45-minute Swedish massage felt significant decreases in levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Volunteers also experienced increases in the white blood cells that are part of the immune system and a boost in the immune cells that may help fight off colds and flu viruses.
Swedish body massage Nottingham can therefore bring many benefits like relief from general pain, back pain, stress and tension, improved blood and lymph circulation, and increased energy levels. It also helps with the release of endorphins.
To gain maximum benefit from Swedish Body Massage Nottingham, try to rest after the treatment. This helps your body’s natural healing process. Avoid eating a heavy meal in the 2 hours following your treatment and try to avoid tobacco and alcohol for at least 24 hours. Drink plenty of water as this will help flush away toxins. You may find that you get a good night’s sleep too.
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The information in this article is intended for educational purposes only and is not intended to Cure, Diagnose, or Treat any specific illness and/or condition. Please contact a healthcare professional or our staff if you have any concerns.