The healthy benefits of abdominal massage

According to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)(2014) massage therapy can have a positive effect on the physical, mental, and social well-being of people. It’s thought to improve overall health and wellness.

Abdominal massage is a gentle,noninvasive treatment that has relaxing and healing effects..It is used to treat a wide variety of health problems ,especially those related to the stomach, such as digestion issues, constipation, bloating and people with a stoma. According to Salisbury, K.(2020) You can definitely have massages if you have a stoma, after surgery a gentle massage can be used to reduce the risk of adhesions.The body creates adhesions, or scar tissues, when the muscle is damaged.

You can give yourself an abdominal massage or visit a massage therapist for a session. You may benefit from the effects of abdominal massage after only 5 or 10 minutes of massage per day.