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How Can a Swedish Massage Help You?

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The Swedish massage is one of the most commonly known massage techniques. This renowned type of massage is one of the best-known type of body work that can be found today. The primary accomplishments of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body through the rubbing of the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood flowing towards the heart. However, physical relaxation is only the start when it comes to the Swedish massage, this technique also features the capabilities of increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins,u00a0 and improving circulation and flexibility while also easing tension in the body.

The beneficial effects of the Swedish massage technique have been recorded in multiple studies over time. One such study by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, which was published in the New York Times, showed that volunteers who received a prolonged Swedish massage (45 mins) experienced a significant decrease in the stress hormone cortisol, as well as arginine vasopressin-a hormone that can lead to an increase in cortisol. Volunteers also showed an increase in the number of lymphocytes, white blood cells that are essential with the immune system, and also a boost in the immune cells further helping to prevent colds and flu.

The Swedish massage technique has multiple other techniques that can be incorporated into the routine regimen so that the massage is custom fit for your special needs. These other techniques include circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading, percussion-like tapping,u00a0 as well as bending and stretching.

At AluxSpalon we offer only the best services, with the best professionals to establish a strong and effective experience.u00a0 If your interested in cleansing your body of the daily stress and inviting the rejuvenating process into your life, give us a call today and let’s book an appointment!

Phone: (970) 923-9407

Location: 100 Elbert Ln Suite 126, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

*It is always advised that you communicate with your massage therapist before hand so you can establish the necessary techniques that will better benefit your needs.

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