Massage

Massage

Massage involves working and acting on the body with pressure – structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving – tension, motion, or vibration, done manually or with mechanical aids. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, feet, or a massage device. Depending on the application and technique used, massage is used to promote relaxation and well-being,[1][2] and is beneficial in treating sports injuries[3] and other problems affecting the musculature of the body such as postural misalignment and many painful conditions

Benefits

OutcomeReference
Subjective well-beingStudy
Heart RateStudy
Exercise RecoveryStudy

Risks

OutcomeReference
Blood Pressure - HypertensionStudy
StrengthStudy
Anaerobic Exercise CapacityStudy

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