The word “massage” comes from the Latin “mass” which means touch. Hippocrates – the father of the art of medicine, described the medical effects of massage already in 400 bc.
Massage treatment have been shown to relieve muscle and joint tension, increase body flexibility, reduce anxiety, pain and stress.
Oxytocin, the “peace and quiet hormone,” is released at deeper levels through touch and massage.
In addition, massage lowers blood pressure, stimulates cell growth, increases endurance to pain and reduces the level of stress hormones.
Massage dilates the blood vessels in the skin, which enhances fluid distribution to the skin and underlying tissues.
At Alishba by Moa we infuse the ancient Thai massage with the classical Sweish massage in order to stretch skin, treat deeper into connective tissue, increase blood flow in your muscles, tendons, ligaments and increase the flow in the lymphatic system.
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The benefits of massage