After Your Massage

Healing Reactions

After receiving your massage treatment 'Healing Reactions’ may take place these are completely normal and show that your massage is working and your body is responding to the treatment.

These may include:

  • Fatigue or tiredness
  • Increased sweating or body warmth due to increased blood circulation
  • Increase in urination due to the body releasing toxins
  • Feeling energised
  • Runny, stuffy or blocked nose
  • Less stressed, more relaxed and improved sleep

After Your Massage

After your massage treatment you should:

Drink plenty of water

This helps to eliminate toxins and lactic acid build up developed during the massage treatment

Relax

Take it easy for the rest of the day, if you can you should have a nap to reset your body

Hot Bath

A hot bath after your massage can relieve any aching and soreness that may develop after your treatment. Don't worry as this is short lived whilst the muscles begin to heal

Avoid

Avoiding alcohol, smoking, caffeine and fizzy drinks will aid your massage in healing your body. Consuming any of these can slow the healing process and can add toxins to your body

Maintaining Results

Massages are recommended often, once per week or more. This is especially so for those with fast paced or stressful lives.

To maintain the results:

Take a warm bath

This will help to loosen up your muscles

Relax and de-stress

Try listening to relaxing music, burning essential oils etc.

Exercise

Find time to exercise, both strength training and stretching

Exfoliate and moisturise

This will keep your skin in excellent condition

Keep moving

Stand up, walk around and stretch often. Especially if you spend a long time at a desk or computer

Posted in Body and Mind Blog.