Medicinal massage, besides easing complaints, stimulates the circulation of blood and metabolism.
It relaxes muscles, increases performance and it has a positive effect on our immune system. It has got a twofold painkilling effect.
First it prevents painful stimuli from getting to the brain due to its effect on terminal nerves - so its painkilling mechanism is similar to that of painkiller tablets.
Furthermore, it makes the brain produce more endorphins through mechanical effects in special areas,
which has a painkilling effect on our system. The relaxing effect of medicinal massage is well-known, as the relaxation of muscles eases stress.
Medicinal massage is usually used in combination with other therapeutic procedures (e.g. physiotheraphy),
but it can also be used as a standalone treatment. Another name of medicinal massage is medical massage.
This name reflects the effort to ensure that the treatment is carried out by the medical masseur after a consultation and by the surveillance of the doctor.
The purpose of the treatment is the cure; during the treatments the rebuilding of the patient's psychic equilibrium shall be supported.
Rheumatic diseases (lumbago, sciatica, degenerative diseases of the vertebrae), orthopaedic diseases (scoliosis, flat feet, dislocation, rehabilitation), partial paralyses, after a stroke,
peripheral circulatory failures, stress relief, headache treatment, chronic fatigue.