For men, this work is most commonly used for the prevention and treatment of benign prostate enlargement. It also helps to increase blood and lymph flow to the pelvic region. Low back pain, increased frequency of urination especially at night, and erectile dysfunction can also be treated.
The massage is always done externally through the belly wall with gentle but firm lifting and gliding strokes. The upper abdomen, spine and hip complex to further enhance blood and lymph circulation and nerve root adhesions due to muscular holding patterns and poor posture are also addressed.