Muscle tension may cause several side effects that can interrupt the natural flow of the body. Because of the built-up tension, the hormones inside the body may be produced more often and have even more adverse side-effects. These effects may cause pain in specific spots on the body and may make it harder for the body to function normally. To help relieve the pain in the body, the muscles should be relieved of its tension and relaxed in order to perform at its optimum level of what how it was meant to perform.
In order to help with the muscle relaxation, specific types of massage therapy may be used. More specific types of treatment may be needed for more severe issues which may be determined by a board certified physician. The deep layers of the muscle tissue may be reached through manual massage or through a machine that is specifically made for the massage therapy.
The type of machine most customers use is a massage chair. The chair is most used because it may easily reach the desired muscles without the help of a professional. The chair also puts less strain on the person because they are sitting down and undesired pressure is not placed upon the body. There are various types of massage chairs that may be selected from and each chair may have different types of massages built into the programming.
Regardless of the type of massage chair selected, the chair is meant to: stimulate blood circulation throughout the body and relieve muscle tension in a specific area of the body or throughout the entire body. Some massage chairs, such as Osaki massage chairs, also allow the body to be elevated and in some cases inverted using specific programs in order to reach the desired muscle groups. The programmed massages may be either rhythmic or manually selected by the user. Most of the chairs also include a remote control to manage the massages easier. Other settings on the remote control may be available to the user in order to reach the desired muscle group more efficiently. Some of these options may include settings such as for heat, rollers and iintensity.