Why Massage is Good for You
The benefits of massage are extensive. An increasing number of studies show massage reduces heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases circulation, relaxes muscles, improves range of motion. Massage or bodywork can help release chronic muscular tension and pain, reduce mental and physical stress and improve posture. Massage therapy treatments will have a therapeutic affect and improve health by acting directly on the muscular, nervous, circulatory and lymphatic (immune) systems.
Massage therapy is a great complement to other therapies such as chiropractic treatments, acupuncture, physical therapy and conventional medicine.
It is effective in the control of pain chronic or acute, in stress reduction, and in creating a sense of relaxation and well-being.
Massage therapy is beneficial for pregnancy, the elderly, infants, athletes.
Massage therapy is also helpful in order to improve worker morale and prevent repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Some of the many physical & emotional benefits of massage include:
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- Increases circulation
- Improves skin tone
- Reduces stress and tension
- Eliminates toxins and metabolic waste
- Decreases anxiety
- Assists in pain management
- Relieves sore or tense muscles
- Improves body alignment
- Stimulates the immune system
- Promotes wellness