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ARTICLE ON THAI MASSAGE BENEFITS TO THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM, MUSCLE CONTRACTION/FUNCTION

Updated: Mar 30, 2020


#Muscles are mostly connected to #bones and work together to allow #movement in the body. This combination is also referred to as the musculoskeletal system. Besides that, muscles are also components of organs such as #bloodvessels , respiratory and digestive tracts. There are 3 types of #muscletissue with distinct characteristics :


1️⃣ Skeletal Muscle: voluntary, 600 of them making half of our weight

2️⃣ Smooth muscle: Involuntary, situated at the walls of internal organs and blood vessels. When they contract, they produce internal organ mobility. Contraction is slow but can last for a long time

3️⃣ Cardiac Muscle: Involuntary, situated at the walls of the heart. Intermediate contraction & similar ability to remain contracted


THAI MASSAGE BENEFITS TO MUSCULAR SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE ⬇️


Massage improves #mobility and #flexibility of joints & body. It promotes circulation and improves the #immunesystem by pushing #metabolicwaste into venous and #lymphaticcirculation. The movement directed to the tissues enhances #metabolism, nutrient supply, and #cellactivity. It indirectly increases #emotionalbalance and #awareness. It also releaves stiffness and muscle soreness. Receiving #massage regularly prevents muscle tension & maintains a send of Wellbeing. For example Several studies in Thailand, showed an 85% improvement in cases related to muscle tension, pain & Office Syndrome through Thai Massage various application techniques .


⬇️ FUNCTIONS OF MUSCLES


1️⃣ Create movement from one place to the other

2️⃣ Produce internal mobility by contraction of smooth muscle

3️⃣ Muscle contractions produce and release heat to maintain body temperature

4️⃣ Contractions also compress and stimulate blood & lymph flow

5️⃣ Maintain #body and #joint stability in various positions




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