Why do I need a massage tool? How can a massager help me?
A massage tool gives you support and the ability to press not necessarily in the usual way of what comes to mind when we think of massage, with someone manipulating the muscles, rubbing, squeezing or other but to stay still with a pressure right on the uptight muscles until we can come into contact with and then by sustaining the pressure to give the muscles time to relax.
Muscles cover our bodies, of course the relaxation, tone and suppleness of them ALL will affect how the body functions and moves.
Why do our muscles hurt? Something has happened that changes its natural form and function. Something has interrupted the natural blood flow. An injury of some kind has occurred that has stressed the muscles into malfunctioning. The pain is a cry out for help and attention. Once you focus on anything, comes into your focus, you are equipped with a natural instinct to know naturally that pressing that sore place, paying attention to, always makes that place feel better.
For instance, what happens when you get a cramp in your leg muscles? What is the first thing you automatically do? That’s right, you press it and you press it hard. And soon the muscles relax and the pain disappears and the muscles natural function resumes. We already know how to turn around our conditioning, explore your possibilities.
Try it! Press a place on your body with your hand. Press your forearm, your hand, any joint, your shoulder, your foot, your stomach, anywhere. Do you find discomfort? If so continue pressing there, naturally relaxing the hard muscles or knots will release the stress. I find we are drawn to move all around ( then hold the pressure onto) the stressed area and it always feels better and you will also find freer movement.
Our tight muscles are limiting our movement. We can change that and work our muscles til there is no pain and you will discover the pleasure of health and how important it is in our emerging into our every day lives. How we feel does affect everything we do and say.
Basically your hands are not strong enough to hold pressure on a hard, uptight muscle, tendon or ligament for an unlimited amount of time. Basically you do not have enough energy to endure the time it may take to work out a stiff muscle where the blood flow has been slowed by a knotted traumatized muscle from injury of one kind or another.
There are many types of helpful tools on the market, many you have to hold using up our valuable energy. Many massagers out there are limited in there ability to work all the different muscle of the body as many places we need to go to for bodywork are deeper within the body structure.
One day sit and work your neck, soon you will be working the shoulders, the back, believe me it’s all connected and our bodies need so much work we would go broke paying a therapist as it takes so much time. There is nothing better than the human touch but a massage tool is our personal masseuse that can be called upon 24/7 and will assist in anyone’s physical program.
Of course, this is my opinion from personal experience in over 20 years of self massaging, paying attention to what is happening in my body. We can prevent maladies as well by having healthy muscular/skeletal awareness and condition with nothing in our bodies drawing our attention away from our higher creative selves.
My favorite massage tool is the Recapitulator because it does the work for you, is virtually indestructible and makes it easy to press my tight muscles for any self determined time and amount of pressure totally in my control.
The most special qualities for me are:
• the 3 different size depth penetration capabilities allowing the proper reach to surface muscles or muscles deep within the body structure or muscles around our organs that may be stressed out of shape and function and comfortably work the muscles til they relax and work as they should naturally.
• Another plus for me is the different size knob ends for a deeper more specific, pinpoint accuracy or a larger end for a time when we do not want to be so direct to the trigger point.
• Another feature is the ease with which the simple fact that gravity and your body weight gives you enough strength to press and endure that saves our personal energy by not having to hold a tool and use one set of muscles to apply pressure to another set of muscles.
• You can relax while using this Recapitulator massager and actually take you health to a deeper knowledge of what is causing our dis-ease.
• Give yourself the power back to change the manifestations that we are not happy with.
Happy Healing and please feel free to write with questions. This is an astounding source for natural health.
NOTE: What we think and say to ourselves in the here and now IS IMPORTANT. Memories and fears lock into the muscles of our bodies. And thus what we are thinking can be limiting and stopping us from being our glorious selves.
Work on it and recapitulate those old thoughts and free yourself. Watch yourself grow and become who you really are and want to be. This can affect our physical life in every way and will continue limit our movements and stunt our growth if we ALLOW that to happen. We are in control, believe in yourself.