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  2.  Thai massage is among the most common types of massage therapy. It originated in Thailand, a country in Southeast Asia. It's a derivative of the Japanese massage which originates from the same region. Thai massage shares many of its close traditions with its Asian counterparts such as Shiatsu, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Its origin and popularity have made it popular globally.
  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 in their bodies. This technique was used in Japan, China and Korea before its discovery in the Thais. The expression for Thai massage is"Xuryaparni," which means"finger pressure" or"pressure points." Traditionally, this kind of massage has been 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 the participants who had to experience 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 important because it's the first known evidence that regular Thai massage may relieve pain and improve overall health in the elderly.
  5.  When Thai massage is performed by a seasoned practitioner, it helps loosen up tight and fatigued muscles. Many Thai practitioners perform their sessions in a quite position similar to that of a yoga-like poses. The practitioner uses their hands, wrists, elbows and even feet to work in conjunction with each other so as to perform deep muscle relaxation and increased circulation throughout the body. Many times, the practitioner will rotate their body weight to work on problematic regions of the body. Additional benefits that Thai massage may provide includes reducing stress and enhancing 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 regions of the body. One technique that is usually used is kneading. This is done by putting pressure on specific regions of the elbow, shoulders, back and other stiff muscles in the neck and shoulders. The kneading movements may also target certain elements of the lower back. Typically, the kneading movement was designed to help stretch tight muscles in the neck and shoulders.
  7.  Another technique commonly used during Thai massage could be stretching. https://k-anma.com/changwon/ The practitioner will stretch out the legs with their elbows while holding onto the opposite elbow. The practitioner will repeat stretching down the leg using both hands, eventually winding up at the toes. It is important to remember that stretching should be done slowly and gently in order to prevent any pulled muscles.
  8.  During Thai massage therapy, the physical therapist may position themselves between the patient's legs. This will enable them to have a better vantage point of where the aches and pains are , plus they can move around more easily, making the treatment more efficient. For those people who are uncomfortable using their feet placed on the floor, many therapists make sure that you place a small mat on the floor adjacent to the massage table.
  9.  To complete the techniques, the practitioner may apply pressure to specific muscles or joints. When doing so, they'll use both thumbs and palms. Massaging the particular joint or muscle can be useful because it helps to release tightness, while stretching the muscle or joint to be able to increase flexibility. It's important to keep in mind that the application of Thai massage therapy should only be performed by trained and licensed professionals. If you are suffering from a condition or injury that limits your mobility, it's wise to consult with a licensed physical therapist prior to having this type of exercise performed.