The effectiveness of massage, in general, is achieved indue to the complex effects on the body. This is especially important for the treatment of many diseases of the female genital area. Gynecological diseases are often triggered by an unhealthy state of other organs and systems of the body. Often, hereditary factors lead to violations of female sexual functions, abortion, inflammatory diseases, sedentary imageof life. Properly performed gynecological massage allows you to act not only on the genitals of a woman, but also on the whole body. Gynecological massage is a physiological treatment method. Unlike pharmacological agents, it does not cause allergic reactions.
Through gynecologic massage is achieved by:
- improvement of blood circulation in the organs and tissues;
- strengthening muscle tone;
- normal position of internal genitals of the woman;
- improved bowel function;
- liquidated swelling and adhesions in the uterus and appendages.
our site notes that gynecological massage does nota new, but proven means of many years of medical practice. As a therapeutic method, this type of massage was described in 1861. Until the 60s of the 20th century, it was often and successfully used in treatment. Then for a while, interest in this method faded. This is due to the rapid development of new medical technologies and pharmacology. However, today many obstetrician-gynecologists successfully practice this method of treatment, finding many positive effects in such a simple and natural way of treatment.
Gynecological massage can be prescribed as withmedical and preventive purposes. For therapeutic purposes, massage is performed for abnormalities or underdevelopment of the uterus, for chronic inflammatory processes in the tubes, for painful menstruation, for amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), for the complex treatment of infertility, for the treatment of menopausal syndrome, acquired frigidity. For prophylactic purposes, most often gynecological massage is used after surgical interventions, including laparoscopy and abortion, since massage is an excellent tool for eliminating edema and adhesions. Gynecological massage in combination with physiotherapy.
Gynecological massage is not performed withmenses. In the postpartum period and after abortion, massage should not be used for 2-3 months. Naturally, such a procedure is contraindicated with increasing temperature.
In addition, including strict contraindications:
- thrombophlebitis of pelvic veins;
- acute inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs;
- oncological diseases;
- infectious diseases (trihomonos, gonorrhea, etc...);
- cervical erosion;
In pregnancy, pelvic massage is not assigned. When breastfeeding a child held a special massage of the breast, in order to prevent mastitis. Massage of the breast is used in treatment of mastitis lactation.
Gynecological massage includesmainly 3 methods: rubbing, jerking pressure and stroking of soft tissues. The strength of the effects of manual techniques is strictly dosed taking into account the individual sensitivity of the patient. A massage is performed with two hands. One hand is inserted into the vagina, the other hand acts on the side of the abdominal wall. It is very important that the muscles of the abdominal wall are as relaxed as possible.
Gynecological massage durationusually does not exceed 10 minutes. The duration of the first procedures is from 3 to 5 minutes. Massage is carried out in the inter-menstrual period, daily or every other day. The average course is 20 treatments. 2-3 courses are recommended per year.
With such pathologies as uterine underdevelopment,hypofunction of the ovaries and congenital and acquired nature, with amenorrhea and meager menstruation, experts recommend increasing the course of massage - 40-60 procedures without a break. That is, one course may take 2-3 months.
In the complex infertility treatment often used acupressure and reflex-segmental massage, acting on the paravertebral and reflex zones.
Disorders in women in connection withmenopausal syndrome, as well as in connection with gynecological operations, for example, removal of the ovaries, often lead to disruptions in the central nervous system. Symptoms such as a feeling of heat, sweating, sudden surges in pressure, and sleep disturbances indicate this. The massage technique in this case is aimed at normalizing the psychoemotional state of a woman? improvement of metabolic processes, blood and lymph circulation, normalization of sleep. For the same purpose, back, gluteal, intercostal muscles and also foot massage are performed. Such massage becomes especially effective in combination with physical therapy and hydrotherapy.
What you need to know the patient
Go to the procedure after 1-2 hours after eating. It is important to advance to empty the bladder and bowels.
The massage is performed on the gynecological chair. Try to relax as much as possible and follow the recommendations of the expert. As a rule, a competent therapist is able to create the right psychological environment in which the patient may feel quite unfettered. This is a very important point for the effectiveness of such procedures.