Benefits for the Five Physiological Systems
The circulation system: It improves blood circulation, lower heart rate, it increases the temperature of the massaged area, it increases the lymph circulation, it reduces edema (swelling).
The musculoskeletal system: it improves the muscle strength and efficiency, it reduces muscle tension, it removes toxins from the muscle mass, it relaxes tendons and improves elasticity, it increases mobility and flexibility of the joints and it reduces rigidity.
The nervous system: It stimulates and improves the activity of both the nerves and sensations with pain reduction effects, it increases skin sensitivity, and it improves the functions of the internal organs such as the stomach, the intestine, etc.
The respiratory system: It improves both the depth of breathing and the degree of relaxation.
The digestive system: It increases both the elasticity of the digestive tract and the intestinal movement, it prevents and relieves indigestion.