Swedish massage involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to gently manipulate the muscles to improve mental and physical health.
Swedish massage has the following benefits:
- improves blood circulation,
- releases muscle tension,
- improves joint range of motion
- promotes physical and mental relaxation.
Through these massage techniques, the connective tissues are gently stretched, keeping them supple and pliable. It can also help muscles recover from strain by flushing the tissues of waste products. It reduces emotional and physical stress and is beneficial in a regular programme for stress management.