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  2.  Thai massage is one of the most popular forms of massage therapy. It originated in Thailand, a country in Southeast Asia. It is a derivative of the Japanese massage which originates in the same region. Thai massage shares many of its near traditions with its Asian counterparts like Shiatsu, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Its origin and fame have made it popular worldwide.
  3.  Thai massage originates from an ancient holistic healing art known as"Kabuki." Its purpose was to treat patients by applying pressure on particular points on their bodies. This technique was used in Japan, China and Korea prior to its discovery in the Thais. The expression for Thai massage is"Xuryaparni," which means"finger pressure" or"pressure points" Traditionally, this form of massage was performed by a skilled therapist called"Nakayama," who could be found in the temple town of Phuket, Thailand.
  4.  Recent research has revealed that Thai massage may reduce chronic back pain. In a study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles, researchers found that eighty-two percentage of those participants who had to undergo Thai massage had lower back pain. The researchers found that those who had lower back pain also had improved health because of improved immune function. This study is significant because it is the first known evidence that routine Thai massage may relieve pain and improve general health in the elderly.
  5.  https://k-anma.com/changwon/ When Thai massage is done by a seasoned practitioner, it can help loosen up tight and fatigued muscles. Many Thai practitioners perform their sessions in a quite position much like that of a yoga-like poses. The practitioner uses their hands, wrists, elbows and even feet to work in conjunction with each other in order to perform deep muscle relaxation and increased circulation throughout the entire body. Many times, the practitioner will rotate their body weight to work on problematic areas of the body. Additional benefits that Thai massage can provide includes reducing stress and improving the body's immune system.
  6.  During a Thai massage, the practitioner will use both hands in very specific ways to target a number of areas of the body. 1 technique that is usually used is kneading. This is done by placing pressure on specific regions of the elbow, shoulders, back and other rigid muscles in the shoulders and neck. The kneading movements can also target certain elements of the lower back. Typically, the kneading movement was designed to help stretch tight muscles in the shoulders and neck.
  7.  Another technique widely used during Thai massage could be stretching. The practitioner will stretch the legs out using their elbows while holding on the opposite elbow. The practitioner will repeat stretching down the leg using the hands, eventually winding up at the toes. It is important to remember that stretching should be done slowly and gently in order to avoid any pulled muscles.
  8.  During Thai massage therapy, the therapist may position themselves between the patient's legs. This will allow them to get a better vantage point of where the aches and pains are , plus they can move around more easily, making the therapy more efficient. For those people who are uncomfortable using their feet placed on the floor, many therapists make certain that you place a small mat on the floor adjacent to the massage table.
  9.  To finish the techniques, the practitioner may apply pressure to specific muscles or joints. When doing so, they will use both thumbs and palms. Massaging the specific joint or muscle can be beneficial as it helps to release tightness, while extending the muscle or joint to be able to increase flexibility. It's important to bear in mind that the application of Thai massage treatment should only be performed by trained and licensed professionals. If you are suffering from a condition or injury that limits your mobility, it's best to consult with a licensed physical therapist before having this type of exercise performed.