Treatment of Naturopathy| massage therapy
Massage Therapy

massage therapyMassage is also a modality of Naturopathy and quite essential for maintaining good health. It aims at improving blood circulation and strengthening bodily organs. In winter season, sun bath after massaging the whole body is well known practice of preserving health and strength. It is beneficial to all. It bestows combined benefits of massage and sun rays therapy. In disease conditions, necessary therapeutic effects can be obtained through specific techniques of massage. Massage is a substitute of exercise for those who cannot do the same. The effects of exercise can be derived from massage. Various oils are used as lubricants like mustard oil, sesame oil, coconut oil, olive oil, aroma oils etc. which also have therapeutic effects.


Movements done during massage are--touch, stroking, friction, kneading, vibration, percussion and joint movements. Movements vary according to disease condition and parts applied. Powders of neem leaves, rose petals and are also used as lubricants for massage. Sometimes, even normal talcum powders are used and massage is given with the help of an electric massager. This procedure is called Vibro Massage.


Benefits

It activates the muscles and body system. Useful in High or Low blood pressure, Joint disorders, Paralysis, Depression, localized or generalized painful conditions, Weakness, Indigestion and Obesity.