Benefits of Massage

Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. Perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:

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

While massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues, bodywork can:

  • Alleviate and improve range of motion and low-back pain
  • Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers, and shorten maternity hospital stays
  • Ease medication dependence
  • Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow (the body's natural defense system)
  • Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles
  • Help athletes, of any level, prepare for and recover from, strenuous workouts
  • Improve the condition of the body's largest organ - the skin
  • Increase joint flexibility
  • Lessen depression and anxiety
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
  • Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation
  • Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling
  • Reduce spasms and cramping
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles
  • Release endorphins - amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller
  • Relieve migraine pain
 

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