Classical massage

Classical massage

What is a classic massage?

The classic massage is a manual massage of the entire body surface (general massage) or its individual areas (local massage). Depending on the duration of the blow and the applied force, the classic massage can be both relaxing and toning.

The classic massage includes the implementation of four basic techniques - stroking, rubbing, vibration and crushing. Classical massage can be performed both against the flow of lymph and during the movement of lymph in the vessels, the nuances are always determined based on the indications for a particular patient.

Auxiliary techniques of classical massage are felting, moving, twitching and more. Special massage oils (sometimes aromatic) or lotions are usually used to better slide the masseur's hands.

What areas are included in the classical massage?

With it, all the muscles of the back, the intercostal spaces, the shoulder blades are processed in detail, but most importantly - the spine. Includes general back massage, neck massage, neck massage, shoulder blades, shoulders, arms massage, chest massage, pelvic, foot and foot massage.

The massage starts from the neck, extending to the back, then to the arms, calves and feet. The patient then turns on his back and massages the chest, moving to the hands, forearms and palms. At the end of the procedure, the abdomen is gently massaged.

In which cases is classical massage recommended?

  • Physical and mental overload;
  • Nervous overstrain, stress;
  • Problems with systemic blood circulation;
  • Fatigue;
  • Sleep disorders;
  • Stagnation in the body;
  • Migraine, headache, back pain;
  • Consequences of sprains;
  • Recovery after fractures of arms and legs;
  • Sciatica;
  • Paralysis;
  • Arthritis;
  • Metabolic disease;
  • Disease prevention.

What are the benefits of classical massage?

The classic massage procedure improves blood circulation and lymph flow, which contributes to the rapid elimination of toxins and harmful metabolic products, stimulates metabolism and accelerates fat burning, generally has a strong positive effect on all human organs.

The classic massage relieves muscle tension, helps to relax and stretch the spine. In addition, it has a beneficial effect on the emotional state, allows you to reach inner balance and harmony.

What is the difference between classical and Swedish massage?

The classic massage differs significantly from the Swedish one. If during the classical massage the hands of the masseur are directed from the center to the periphery, then in the Swedish massage the opposite happens. In the Swedish massage, the blow is directed first to the fingers, then the lower leg is massaged, and finally the thigh.

What is the difference between classical and therapeutic massage?

The main difference is that the classic massage affects only the skin and muscles, while the therapeutic one works deeper, affecting the circulatory, nervous and lymphatic systems, as well as the internal organs.