Effects

1 | As with manual massage, the main effect is stimulation of the circulation. The movements speed up the flow of blood in the veins, removing deoxygenated blood and waste

Figure 10.4 Direction of strokes for gyratory vibrator.

i Sponge head movements simulating effleurage

Rubber head j movements simulating kneading i Sponge head movements simulating effleurage

Rubber head j movements simulating kneading

Figure 10.4 Direction of strokes for gyratory vibrator.

products more rapidly. This affects the arterial circulation, bringing oxygenated blood and nutrients to the area. Lymph drainage via the lymphatic vessels is also increased.

^^ Increased blood supply will increase the metabolic rate in the tissues. This will improve the condition of the tissues.

^^ Increased blood supply and friction of the heads will raise the temperature of the area and therefore aid muscle relaxation and relieve pain.

^^ Pain in muscles may also be relieved due to rapid removal of waste products, such as lactic acid.

^^ Surface capillaries dilate giving an erythema. This improves skin tone.

^^ The desquamating effect of the heads may improve the texture of the skin.

^^ The continuous heavy pressure on adipose tissue and increased circulation to the area may aid the dispersion of fatty deposits if the client is on a reducing diet.

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