Endorphins, name that comes from the words endogenous (inside) and morphine (alkaloid opioid). They are substances that mitigate pain among other functions.
Endorphins have an analgesic effect, relieve or suppress pain. Its sedative action allows the general relaxation of the organism, They are manufactured in the brain, the spinal cord and other parts of the body, and released into the bloodstream to different pleasurable actions such as eating and many other pleasurable actions or to receive massages.
Massage is a very effective way to stimulate the secretion of endorphins.
The correct application of therapeutic massage techniques increases blood flow to and from the affected area, facilitating the arrival of endorphins and the release of toxins trapped in the tissues.
When it is exerted presses Trigger Point hurts at the beginning but relief is caused, a positive effect is derived: the organism secretes endorphins to appease that pain. We owe this to the analgesic effect of endorphins.
In summary, musculoskeletal pain responds very well to the combination of massage techniques achieving an analgesic effect and the consequent relief of pain.