Self-massage, what are the health benefits?

With your daily life, your daily routine, you may not have enough time to get a massage or just visit a professional to relax. Well, know that you can do it yourself for free, with no equipment and no travel. It is enough to use the techniques of self-massage well. And that’s what we’re going to see in this article!

What is self massage?

Despite the different, useful and effective massage techniques for each part of the body, self-massage remains something very special. In fact, the technique of self-massage consists in massaging yourself. In particular, it is based on energy such as digitopuncture, which consists of stimulating acupuncture points or energy points to feel the benefits on the body.

Like any type of massage, it is a technique that not only relaxes the body, but also helps to relax and relax the muscles. There are exercises in self-massage that promote blood circulation, drain toxins and reduce stress. Self-massage also enables relaxation, calm, serenity and at the same time improves the quality of sleep. However, there are certain exercises that must be performed according to the needs of each person.

How do I practice?

Self-massage is performed with your own hands, mainly fingers and palms using massage oils, a massage crystal, suction cups, etc. You can practice it anywhere, the main thing is in a quiet place, sitting, standing or moving.

It is important to note that before performing a massage on any area, you must first prepare the main tool of self-massage, which is your hands. It is necessary :

Good Rub hands together Rub palms well Rub knuckles well.

These gestures allow you not only to train them, but also to transfer heat to the whole body. However, these movements or gestures must be done before and after each massage. It should also be noted that self-massage can be practiced on specific parts of the body, depending on the need and goal. This is the case, for example:

– Self-massage of the face

As a mirror of our inner well-being, the face requires special care. With daily, sustained and well-practiced self-massage, we can improve the radiance of the complexion, improve the freshness of the hair and completely remove facial wrinkles.

Therefore, after waking up, start stimulating the corner of the eye, which is a very important acupuncture point. It tends to wake up the body and helps it tone and move. At the same time, the clarity of the eyes is improved. Then take the top of the skull and apply pressure with your fingers. Then rub your skin 3 times in a row from the inside out. Do this regularly and look in the mirror in the morning, visible results will be in front of you!

– Self-massage of the back

If you sit a lot of tension, the back is where you need to massage almost every day. At the origin of all movements, it also allows you to relax and relax your muscles. So put your right hand behind your back and from the left shoulder blade, take your right hand and bring all your fingers under your shoulder blade as low as possible.

Self-massage, what should be considered?

Self-massage is a technique that you can use both on yourself and on other people without any risk to your health. However, there are some exceptions! This applies to sick people being treated, pregnant women, seriously injured people, etc. In this case, urgently consult your doctor for special precautions.

* Presse Santé strives to convey health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE can the information given replace the advice of a doctor.

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