Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aids in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity.
Male and Female masseurs are available. Sesame oil or coconut oil is used for massage which is particularly useful for chronic pain.
Uses – Increases blood circulation, lymphatic drainage and skin function. Activates the nerves, muscles, joints and sense organs. Stimulates the immune system, energy, stamina and vitality. Tones and relaxes the whole body. Reduces the aging process.