14 April 2008

Massage Therapy in Siddha

Massage Therapy in Siddha

In India the massage therapy is very much prevailed in both the Southern and the Northern parts. This method has its unique place in Ayurveda and Siddha. In the southern part of Tamilnadu, the state in south part of India, there is a special method of treatment is practicing, called the Varma therapy. This therapy especially deals with certain points in the body and the treatment with the contemplation of such points. Regarding this treatment, the curing of the troma and accident cases can be done with the varma therapy. This therapy includes the Uzhichil or the general pressure application with massage. In addition to this general massage with oil application is also done in Siddha system.

In Siddha the massage therapy is generally called as Thokkanam, which include massage with or without oil and with different pressures.

It's used to treat every patient imaginable – those with illnesses, chronic diseases, and also average people who are looking to attain a higher sense of well-being. The body is like a symphony. All parts must be in complete harmony with each other in order for a masterpiece to occur. It's no wonder that we only achieve ideal health when our body, mind, and spirit find perfect peace and harmony with one another.

Solid research has proven that massage therapy can:

  • Boost the immune system
  • Significantly lower blood pressure
  • Comfort those going through drug or alcohol withdrawal
  • Sooth chronic joint and muscle pain
  • Battle fatigue
  • Ease stress
  • Combat depression


 

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