Massage is not just rubbing hand cream in to the skin. If that was the case, we all rubber cream in to our body. Skilfully applied massage movements help to relax your body, make the joints more supple and leave the skin feeling smooth and refreshed.
Besides massage help the skin to absorb the hand cream or lotion, the massage increases the flow of blood to the area, providing essential nutrients for the muscles, bones, skin and nails.
The removal of waste products from the area is also speed up. Exercise are included in the sequence which help to ease stiffness and improve the mobility of the joints.
Health matters; during a hand massage, the joints of the fingers and wrists are put through their full range of movement, sometimes against a resistance. This stimulates the circulation of blood through the joint and helps to increase their suppleness and flexibility.