It is well known that good circulation is essential for a healthy body, but if you have limited mobility it can be difficult to exercise in order to improve circulation. Massage can help to alleviate some of the symptoms, and, for those who are able, it can also be used in conjunction with exercise to optimise your blood circulation. Massage chairs give you the option of boosting your circulation in the comfort of your own home.
Symptoms of poor circulation include cramps in the calf muscles, numbness and cold feet. Age affects circulation, as the heart has to work harder to pump blood through the arteries. This is usually due to atherosclerosis, or the building up of plaque on the inner walls of the arteries from cholesterol and other fats. This leads to a hardening of the arteries. Atherosclerosis does not just affect older people – it becomes increasingly common in people once they are in their forties and it affects both men and women. Other people prone to poor circulation include those with diabetes.
Massage stimulates the circulation, with the pressure applied helping to move blood through congested areas such as narrowed arteries and veins. The pressure can also help to move lactic acid out of the muscles, thereby alleviating pain. Going for a massage can be costly and may be difficult to travel to, so an ideal solution would be to enjoy the benefits of a massage at home, whenever you choose.
The Cyclo-Massage system built into Adjustamatic chairs is registered in the UK as a medical device through the Department of Health. Its type of vibration is particularly therapeutic because of its circular motion rather than the more hammering effect of other massage systems.
Additionally, the massage chairs all have electric recline facilities, allowing you to raise your legs for additional comfort and relief of symptoms. The combination of elevated legs and massage can be helpful in treating the discomfort caused by other conditions such as varicose veins. With further benefits of the massage therapy including stress-relief and relaxation, there are many reasons to consider choosing a chair from Adjustamatic.