Massage helps the body systems to function more effectively, allowing and speeding up the removal of waste products and eliminating toxins from the body. During your massage treatment, your parasympathetic system is stimulated, your nervous system is calmed and soothed and your muscles relax. At the same time, your lymphatic, digestive and urinary systems are stimulated which together assist in this detoxification process.
After a treatment you might notice some contra-actions. A contra-action is a normal reaction to a treatment, especially if you have never received a massage treatment before or if your body is particularly stressed. With regular treatments, and as the body begins to heal and rebalance, these symptoms will begin to subside.
It is possible for the following symptoms to be experienced:
During the treatment:
After the treatment:
Please note, your treatment does not stop when you get off of the massage couch, the effects of the massage last a long time and you can help to enhance these benefits with a few simple actions: