Abdominal Massage

Benefits Of Abdominal Massage:

Constipation is relieved through abdominal massage.

Abdominal massage helps to stimulate  the peristalsis of the small intestines,tones up the muscles of the abdomen walls mechanically eliminates the contents of both large and small intestines.


The Technique of abdominal massage:

Abdominal massage should be done when the stomach is empty or after the two hour of meals.It is better that bladder empting before massage.Lie on back and knees drawn up to relax the abdominal muscles.The masseur should stand on right side.Through the tips of finger for friction round the umbilical  region from right to left.The masseur should like wise alternately knead the walls and roll with both hands,making deep and firm pressure.
Stroke upwards 3 times,Stroke towards the bottom 
of your tummy 3 times ,Effleurage or circular, 

strokingPalmer kneading (one hand 
performs a circular 
movement, quickly followed 
by the other, moving down 
the stoma

Precautions

Abdominal massage should not be done to the persons femoral inguinal,umbilical hernia,inflammation of uterus,bladder,ovaries and fallopian tubes,kidney stones,bladder or gall bladder,ulcers of the stomach ans intestines and pregnancy.

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