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Massage is an effective and beneficial treatment to decrease the feeling of stress. Stress is the body's way of responding to physical and emotional demands.


Massage helps to reduce stress by lowering the heart, promoting relaxation and simulating the release of feel good hormones. Stress can be related to sport and exercise. Massage can help to control and relieve emotions of stress pre and post sport events. Massage therapists at Manchester Physio provide a wide range of massage therapy services to decrease stress.


When can massage be used to decrease stress?



Massage can be used to treat stress in any circumstance. Stress can be related to emotional or physical events in life, such as, work life, health or sporting performances. Massage can treat all types of stress. Massage can alleviate stress and increase mood by stimulating feel good hormones, stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system and promoting relaxation.




How does massage help to decrease stress?



Massage is an effective treatment to help decrease stress. Massage helps to decrease stress by lowering the heart rate, relaxing muscles and releasing endorphins.

Massage helps to decrease stress by lowering the heart rate. Massage increases temperature in the body and promotes relaxation. When the body relaxes, heart rate is reduced. Stress levels are relieved and the feeling of calmness and relaxation increases.

Upper body massage to decrease stress in Manchester clinic

Massage reduces stress by relaxing muscles and soft tissues in the body. Massage relaxes muscles by increase temperature and blood circulation. An increase of temperature is stimulated by friction against the skin. Increased circulation delivers more blood to the muscles, removing waste products and relieving tension.

Massage also helps decrease stress by releasing endorphins that calm the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is part of the nervous system in the body. The function of the peripheral nervous system is the communication relay between the brain and extremities. Massage stimulates feel good hormones into the peripheral nervous system allowing message of calmness and relaxation to be relayed. When endorphins are released, stress related hormones are decreased therefore the feeling of stress is relieved.


What are the benefits of receiving a massage to decrease stress?



Massage to decrease stress has many benefits. The benefits of massage for decreased stress include: Receiving a massage to decrease stress has many benefits. The benefits of receiving a massage to reduce stress are relaxation, pain relief and decreased feelings of anxiety and depression.



Massage is a beneficial treatment to promote the feeling of relaxation. Massage helps in many ways to increase relaxation and relieve the feeling of stress. Massage helps the body to relax by increasing temperature of the soft tissues, lowering the heart rate and releasing hormones. When temperature is increased in the body, muscles and other soft tissues relax and loosen. Relaxed soft tissues allow tightness to decrease.

Massage to reduce stress can have a beneficial effect on decreasing the feeling of pain. Massages trigger the release of natural pain killers and feel good hormones that promote the feeling of relaxation. The touch of massage also interferes with pain signals which do not reach the brain; therefore the feeling of pain is reduced. The feeling of pain is related to emotions of stress. Once pain is reduced the feeling of stress can be relieved.

Massage to decrease stress also helps to decrease other emotions such as anxiety and depression. Massage helps relieve stress by lowering the heart rate, increasing relaxation, and releasing feel good hormones. Emotions such as anxiety and depression can be reduced once stress levels are decreased.

Receiving a massage is beneficial to increasing the feeling of content and well-being. Massage stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system and the release of feel good hormones. The parasympathetic nervous system is activated by rest and relaxation. Stimulating a parasympathetic state helps heal health conditions and regulate a emotional response of happiness. Massage also helps release hormones which increase feelings of content and improve mood.


Summary



Massage helps to reduce and relieve the feeling of stress. Stress can be related to emotional or physical demands. Massage can be used at any time to relax the body. Massage is an effective treatment to decrease other emotions related to stress such as, anxiety and depression. Massage helps decrease stress by lowering the heart rate, promoting relaxation and releasing hormones. Massage therapists at Manchester Physio provide a wide range of massage therapy services to decrease stress

How can I arrange a massage to reduce stress?

To arrange a massage to decrease stress at Manchester Physio, email us at office@manchesterphysio.co.uk or call 0161 883 0077.

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