Benefits of Massage Therapy

massasge therapyHow regular massages can improve your health and sense of well-being

Experts estimate that ninety percent of disease is stress-related. Nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress.

Good and regular massages can translate into:

  • Decreased anxiety
  • Enhanced sleep quality
  • Increased energy
  • Greater concentration
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduced fatigue

Massages can also help address a number of health issues including:

  • Alleviating and improving range of motion; low-back pain
  • Assisting with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shortening maternity hospital stays
  • Easing medication dependence
  • Enhancing immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system
  • Exercising and stretching weak, tight, or atrophied muscles
  • Helping athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts
  • Improving the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin
  • Increasing joint flexibility
  • Lessening depression and anxiety
  • Promoting tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
  • Pumping oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation
  • Reducing post surgery adhesion and swelling
  • Reducing spasms and cramping
  • Relaxing and softening injured, tired, and overused muscles
  • Releasing endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller
  • Relieving migraine pain