Benefits of Massage Therapy

Benefits of Massage Therapy

 Relieves StressRelieves Stress: Stress relief is key to achieving a  healthier lifestyle. Even a single massage session can  significantly lower heart rate, cortisol and insulin  levels,all of which help reduce daily stress.

Encourages Relaxation

  Encourages Relaxation: Relax. Reset. Repeat.  Massage has been shown to help  the body enter a  relaxing rest-and-recovery mode¬:  an effect that lingers  long after the massage is over.

Improves Posture Improves Posture:Unlike other bad habits, poor  posture can be relaxing to correct. Massage helps  reinforce healthy and natural movements, which can get  your posture back on track.

Massage Improves Circulation

 Improves Circulation:The pressure created by  massage therapy moves blood through congested areas.  This causes new blood to flow in, resulting improved  body function.

Lower Blood Pressure

 Lower Blood Pressure:High blood pressure has more  misconceptions than nearly any other medical condition.  But one effective way to stave off high blood pressure  naturally is massage therapy.

Massage Relaxes Muscles

 Relaxes Muscles:Got neck, back or muscle pain? Odds  are, sitting all day at the office is the culprit. Massage gets  to the root of persistent pain by relaxing tense muscles.

Massage Improves Flexibility and Range of Motion

 Improves Flexibility and Range of Motion:As we  age, joints tend to tighten, making range of motion more  restricted. Massage helps keep joints more fluid, making  you more flexible and less prone to injury.

Massage Promotes Deeper and Easier Breathing

 Promotes Deeper and Easier Breathing:One of the  telltale signs of anxiety and stress is constricted  breathing. Massage can play an important role in reliving  respiratory issues and training the body how to relax.

Massage Relieves Headaches

 Relieves Headaches :Massage helps ease the pressure  and pain, which can also reduce the chance and  frequency of headaches.

Massage Strengthens the Immune System

 Strengthens the Immune System: Studies indicate  that regular massage can naturally increase the immune  system’s cytotoxic capacity–the activity level of the  body’s natural “killer cells”.

Massage Enhances Post-Operative Rehabilitation

 Enhances Post-Operative Rehabilitation: Massage  helps the body pump more oxygen and nutrients into  tissues and vital organs. This makes massage therapy a  great supplement to post-operative rehabilitation.

Improves Rehabilitation After Injury

 Improves Rehabilitation After Injury:   Rehabilitation can be frustrating. A continual massage      program can accelerate the recovery process, as well as  help you relax and stay motivated.

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