Learning how to deal with trauma using natural therapies, allows you the freedom to face it, process it, and release it, in order to live a happy, more rewarding life.
Massage therapy techniques for release of trauma helps clients by providing a safe place to let go of the psychological effects of trauma that are often held in the mind, body and spirit, encouraging rational thinking, and the ability to return to a normal life.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) effect the entire person, not just the area where injury occurred, or the time period of life in which the trauma occurred.
Massage therapy uses non-verbal techniques to encourage healing to deal with memories that cause a "freeze" reaction. Deep breathing helps as that reaction happens, allowing a refocus and calmness into the body.
Reading is also a great way to unwind and relax. It helps keep the mind focused on the events happening in the story of the book, while helping prepare the body fo a restful night's sleep.
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A rise in suicide rates of those who serve our country in war, and those who have returned from combat areas, has encouraged health care providers to study how to deal with trauma and it's effects on our society.
Holistic therapies such as massage, are used by massage therapists, physical therapists, psychologists and physicians.
Many studies are showing that massage therapy helps to create a healing within the nervous system, allowing return to normal nerve functioning. Studies look at the nervous system's role in trauma and/or injuries, and the difference somatic therapies that can make in the healing process.
Research shows that PTSD, constant stress, and trauma effects more than mental health, it creates physical pain syndromes that increase risk of diseases of the heart, nerves and stomach.
Massage therapy may not cure health issues related to traumatic injuries, but as we learn how to deal with trauma, we learn how to accept what is, process how to move forward, and the peace offered in a massage session can certainly start that process.