The many benefits of massage therapy have been recognized since 4-500 years B.C. Records show that massage was widely used in China, Greece, India, Egypt, Rome and more. These ancient societies completely recognized the many benefits of massage therapy. Since prior to 1980 massage chairs have been available. These chairs provide a full range of computer-driven massage programs. It’s like having an expensive weekend at the spa available at any time for their owners.
The chair designers and engineers have been very successful in their continual efforts to capture the techniques of a well-trained professional masseuse. These massage techniques have been included in the functions provided by high-quality chairs for convenient use in your own living room. In a market of nearly a dozen manufacturers, the Inada Massage Chair is the worldwide leader.
For what reason Would You Want A Massage?
Among the many health benefits attributed to regular massage sessions is that of endorphin release. Endorphins are a family of neuro-transmitters with properties similar Positive Posture Massage Chair to those of morphine in terms of relieving pain and in promoting a sense of well-being. During the massage process, these marvelous compounds are created and released into the body.
It is reported that nearly 90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related issues. These include headache, back aches, eye-strain, anxiety, depression, neck pain, anger and cardiovascular problems. The latter include heart disease and high pulse. Physical and emotional exhaustion are among the more common ailments, as well.
The 90% figure matches well with my own daily experience as a pharmacist. Medicines used to treat these problems comprise the majority of our daily dispensing. When I discuss these issues with patients, I hear the same words used all the time. Exhaustion, fatigue, anxiety etc, etc.
A substantial number of these patients could use a regular dose of mother nature’s endorphins to help with their symptoms.
Endorphins can also course through our bodies as a result of vigorous exercise. The intensity level of exercise needed to release endorphins can be quite high, however. Getting your endorphins to stream by receiving a massage is a lot easier and more fun, too.