Male Massage Therapist in Blackpool providing the following styles of Massage Treatment.
Male massage therapist, Martyn; provides the following massage treatments from his shop in Blackpool, Lancashire. Massage treatments in the west are principally based on Swedish Massage techniques. These massage techniques are based on the work of Henrik Ling. Swedish massage techniques involve manipulation of the skin, muscle, fascia and connective tissues.
What are the benefits of having a massage?
Although massage styles vary the common benefits include warming of the skin. Increased blood flow to the skin carries nutrients, increases sensation, promotes production of sebum and increases the elimination of toxins from the body. Manipulation of the muscles assists in the removal of salts and adhesions improving movement, reducing stiffness and inflammation. Movement also encourages lymph flow, which carries toxins and waste products to the liver for processing.
Opening the blood vessels in the periphery causes a drop in blood pressure and the core temperature of the body to drop. These are two of the prerequisites to induce sleep. Massage can be used of an evening as part of a sleep maintainance routine. Massage stimulates seratonin releasing nerves which reduce stress hormones in the body and increase blood flow to the brain. Massage is considered one of the body therapies compatable with polyvagal techniques in managing, maintaining and working on anxiety, depression and trauma.
Aromatherapy Massage with Essential Oils
Aromatherapy massage combines the healing power of touch and diluted essential oils in the massage oil. The massage includes more sweeping and kneading movements to warm the skin and aid absorption.
Massage with Hot Basalt Stones
Hot stone massage uses the heat from basalt stones for therapeutic properties. The heat from the stones increses blood flow to the surface of the skin and accelerates the healing processes.
Swedish Massage, a Medium Pressure Stimulating Massage
Swedish Massage is a medium pressure massage treatment. The treatment uses five principle techniques to provide releif from aches and musclular pain, increased circulation to promote nutrition, healing and elimination of toxins.
Deep Tissue Massage; a Firm Stimulating and Penetrating massage
Deep Tissue massage uses Swedish Massage techniques as it's foundation with additional techniques to provide more pressure for deeper massage work.