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How Thai Massage Improves Your Flexibility and Range of Motion

What is a Thai Massage

In our day to day lives we often find ourselves rooted in office chairs, staring at our monitors and going about the daily grind. After this grind, many of us look for a break in this, whether that be playing your favourite sports, going to the gym or going for a run, but imagine this. You’re in the middle of your workout, sweat dripping down your face and all of a sudden you go to move your leg and you feel this pull. There’s this sharp pain in your leg, grounding your workout to a gut wrenching halt. This is something that has happened to all of us. We pull a muscle, it happens, but what if I told you there was a way to prevent this by adding a Thai massage to your routine.

Thai massage is a traditional form of massage that combines elements of yoga, acupressure, and energy work. It’s designed to improve the flow of energy in the body, promote relaxation, and improve overall health and well-being. One of the key benefits of Thai massage is that it can improve your flexibility and range of motion. This is because it involves stretching and mobilizing the body in a way that can help release tension and increase mobility.

Increasing muscle flexibility

By using a variety of stretching techniques, this will help lengthen and loosen tight muscles. This can help to improve your overall range of motion, as well as your overall muscle flexibility, making it easier to move your body. One of the most common causes of muscle pulls caused by tight muscles. When there is muscle stiffness, it becomes easier to injure because they can’t absorb as well as when they aren’t tight. During a Thai massage, you’ll be taught a series of stretches that are designed to increase your flexibility and reduce muscle stiffness

Improving joint mobility

It can also help to improve joint mobility by releasing tension in the muscles and connective tissues that surround the joints. By doing this, it helps to reduce pain and stiffness and make it easier to move your joints to their full range of motion. Not only that, but by increasing your joint mobility, you can improve your athletic ability as well. By having a higher level of joint ability, you’ll not only improved mobility, but also better agility, coordination and overall athletic ability.

Reducing muscle tension

Muscle tension can be a major barrier to flexibility and range of motion.  Thai massages can help to reduce muscle tension by applying pressure to specific points along the body’s energy pathways. Having reduced muscle tension is such a huge part in day to day activities. Ever notice how you can crack your back or neck or that you can’t reach as far as before? This is all muscle tension. Muscle tension causes many things like the pain in your neck or back and even not being able to stretch as far as before. So getting Thai message is a great way to alleviate all of this.

Improving circulation

Why is improved circulation important? Well by improving your circulation, there are many benefits you can enjoy. The first benefit is having a stronger immune system.  Improved circulation can help boost immune function by increasing immune cells throughout the body to fight off infections and diseases. Not only that, but it can also help reduce the chances for issues like high blood pressure and will overall increase blood flow to the heart.

Thai massage is a great way to treat your body right. Whether you pulled a muscle in an intense workout, or from sleeping the wrong way, a Thai massage can help speed up the recovery and even prevent these kinds of injuries. Not only that, but if you’re someone who is looking to try a new way to better your health, why not try adding a Thai massage into your routine to better your health.

So schedule yourself a session today and experience the benefits of a Thai massage.