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Massage Services in Athens Greece


Massage in general is a very good way to reduce stress and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Physical benefits of massage include:

  • Improved circulation.
  • Decreased muscle stiffness.
  • Decreased joint inflammation.
  • Better quality of sleep

Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions.

Many ancient peoples – including the Ancient Greeks (Athens massage Services are still in a very high standard), Egyptians, Chinese and Indians – were convinced of the therapeutic properties of massage and used it to treat a variety of ailments.

Massage therapy is the practice of kneading or manipulating a person’s muscles and other soft-tissue in order to improve their wellbeing or health. It is a form of manual therapy that includes holding, moving, and applying pressure to the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

Benefits of massage

One of the immediate benefits of massage is a feeling of deep relaxation and calm. This occurs because massage prompts the release of endorphins – the brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that produce feelings of wellbeing. Did you know that today in Athens you can enjoy the benefits of a massage at the convenience of your own home? They call it “μασαζ κατ οικον”.

Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenalin, cortisol and norepinephrine, are also reduced. Studies indicate that high levels of stress hormones impair the immune system.

Some of the physical benefits of massage and myotherapy include:

  • reduced muscle tension
  • improved circulation
  • stimulation of the lymphatic system
  • reduction of stress hormones
  • relaxation
  • increased joint range of motion
  • improved skin tone
  • improved recovery of soft tissue injuries
  • heightened mental alertness
  • reduced anxiety and depression.
  • Different types of massage

Different types of massage

Typically, massage practitioners use either oil or talcum powder to allow their hands to slip over a person’s skin. Sometimes, a sheet or thin piece of cloth might be used for the same effect.

Different types of massage may include:

Remedial, Therapeutic – also known as ‘Western’ or ‘Swedish’ massage, Lymphatic drainage – a gentle whole-body treatment…, Aromatherapy.. with essential oils made from selected flowers and plants, Reflexology.. which is based on the principle that certain parts of the body reflect the whole.., Shiatsu massage, Sports massage, and Deep tissue massage…that concentrates on the deeper layers of muscle tissue with the aim to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body.

There are many massage centers in Athens offering their services. Most of them are open every day of the week.

So go ahead and treat yourself with a good massage or spa service!