The role and characteristics of massage
The role of massage health care (1) dredge the meridians.
“The Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classic” said: “The meridian is unreasonable; the disease is born in infertility, and the treatment is massaged”, indicating that the massage has the effect of dredging the meridians.
For example, pressing the spleen and pushing the spleen can increase the secretion function of the digestive (digestive food) liquid. From the perspective of modern medicine, the massage mainly promotes the metabolism of blood, lymphatic circulation and tissues by stimulating the peripheral nerves.The functions of various tissues and organs have improved the level of metabolism of the function.
(2) Reconcile qi and blood.
Luo Hong, a health care worker of the Ming Dynasty, said in the book “Wan Shouxian”: “The massage method can clear the donkey and can rotate the glory.”
Here, the glory of the glory is to reconcile the meaning of qi and blood.
Because the massage is to soft, light and force, follow the meridians, according to the acupoints, apply to the human body, through the transformation of the meridians to regulate the whole body, in order to reconcile the qi and blood, enhance the body health (healthy food).
Modern medicine believes that the mechanical stimulation of massage techniques, through the combination of mechanical energy into thermal energy, to increase the temperature of local tissue, dilate the capillaries, improve blood and lymph circulation, reduce blood viscosity, reduce peripheral blood vessels,Improve the burden on the heart, so it can be implanted into cardiovascular disease.
(3) Improve the body’s immunity.
Such as pediatric lung disease, the symptoms are relieved or disappeared when massaged; when the child has dry and wet rales in the lungs, press the small horizontal stripes.
The palm line is effective.
Some people have been in the same group of children in the same period of health care massage, the children of the massage (children’s food) group, the incidence rate decreased, height, weight, appetite, etc. are above average.
The above clinical practice and other animal experiments have proved that the massage has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and immune-enhancing effects, which can enhance the body’s disease resistance.
It is also because the massage can dredge the meridians.
It keeps the blood and blood circulation and maintains the balance of yin and yang of the body. Therefore, after massage, the muscles can be relaxed, the joints are flexible, the spirit is refreshed, and fatigue is eliminated, which plays an important role in ensuring good health.
The main features of massage health care massage massage economic measures, because it does not require special medical equipment, there is no time and place restrictions on climatic conditions, can be implemented anytime, anywhere; and stable and reliable, easy to learn and use, without any replacement.
Because of these advantages, massage has become a health and fitness measure that has been loved by the masses.
For normal people, it can enhance the body’s natural disease resistance and achieve health care effects; for patients, it can not only relieve local symptoms, but also accelerate the recovery of the function of the affected part, thus receiving good therapeutic effects.
Precautions (1) Relaxation.
In addition to the concentration of thoughts during massage, especially to be calm, not to be nervous, and to relax both physically and mentally.
(2) Accurate acupoints.
Master the acupoint method and operation method of common acupuncture points, in order to find the correct point and correct method.
(3) Appropriate force.
Because it is too small to get the stimulating effect, it is easy to cause fatigue and is easy to damage the skin.
(4) Step by step.
The number of manipulation techniques should be as small as possible, the strength of the massage should be gradually increased from the light, and the acupuncture points can be gradually increased.
Whether it is using massage to treat health or treating chronic diseases, it is not effective for one or two days. It usually takes time to gradually show the effect, so you should have confidence, patience and perseverance.
In addition to the above precautions, it is also necessary to master the time of pushing health care, 20 minutes each time.
It is best to have it once in the morning and evening, such as before getting up in the morning and before going to sleep.
In order to strengthen the curative effect and prevent skin damage, a certain medicine is used as a preparation when applying the massage, such as talcum powder, sesame oil, massage milk and the like.
If the local skin is damaged, ulcers, fractures, tuberculosis, tumors, bleeding, etc., it is forbidden to do massage therapy here.
For self-strengthening, it is best to wear only vest shorts and try to touch the skin directly during operation.
When there is sweating after the massage, you should take care to avoid the cold to avoid catching a cold.
In addition, do not use health care when you are hungry, full, drinking or excessive fatigue.