You’ll feel better
Specific effects on the organism
Parasympathetic Nervous System
Specific physiological changes.
- Decreased heart rate.
- Decreased respiratory rate.
- Increased ventilatory capacity.
- Peripheral vasodilation.
- Increased smooth muscle activity (digestion).
- Decreased activation of striated (skeletal) muscles.
- Decrease in spasticity.
- Stimulation of the immune system response.
- Improved activation of the lymphatic system (drainage).
Specific benefits of relaxation
- Increased joint mobility arches.
- Decreased muscle spasm.
- Decreased muscle activation.
- Improved viscoelasticity of soft tissues.
- Decrease in pain between 40 and 60%.
- Increased levels of oxytocin, dopamine, serotonin, and GABA
- Melatonin release and improvement of sleep quality.
- Improvement of intestinal transit and digestion.
- Improved immune system response and self-healing ability.
- Improves mental and emotional states.
Conditions that may benefit:
- Affectations that occur with spasms or muscle contracture, pain and/or decreased range of motion.
- Back pain.
- Herniated discs.
- Different types of arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis.
Conditions that can complement rehabilitative therapy:
- Cerebrovascular accident.
- Brain injuries.
- Spinal cord injuries
- Cerebral palsy.
- Parkinson’s disease.
- Multiple sclerosis.
- Down syndrome, Rett syndrome, etc.