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In order to understand the benefits and effects of massage, it is important to consider how the body responds _______________.

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In order to understand the benefits and effects of massage, it is important to consider how the body responds physiologically.

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Massage involves ___ types of _________:

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Massage involves two types of responses:

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Massage involves ___ types of _________:

  1. __________ responses as a result of ________ and ________ as the soft _______ are manipulated
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Massage involves ___ types of _________:

  1. mechanical responses as a result of pressure and movement as the soft tissues are manipulated
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Massage involves ___ types of _________:

  1. ______ responses in which the ______ respond to ___________.
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Massage involves ___ types of _________:

  1. reflex responses in which the nerves respond to stimulation.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Effects on the ________ System
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Effects on the Skeletal System
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Massage can help ________ joint ________ by reducing any thickening of the __________ tissue and helping to release ____________ in the facia.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Massage can help increase joint mobility by reducing any thickening of the connective tissue and helping to release restrictions in the facia.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. It helps to free _________, break down ____ tissue and decrease ____________. As a result, it can help to restore range of motion to stiff ______.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. It helps to free adhesions, break down scar tissue and decrease inflammation. As a result, it can help to restore range of motion to stiff joints.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Massage ________ muscle tone and ________, reducing the physical ______ placed on bones and joints.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Massage improves muscle tone and balances, reducing the physical stress placed on bones and joints.
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Effects on the ________ System
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The Physiological Effects of Massage Are:

  1. Effects on the Muscular System