Benefits of Massage Therapy

 

Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And 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.

 

Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues. Bodywork can:

 

  • Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.

  • Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.

  • Increase joint flexibility.

  • Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.

  • Reduce spasms and cramping.

  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.

  • of motion.

  • Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.

  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and adhesions.

  • Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.

  • Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.

  • Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller.

  • Relieve migraine pain.

  • Lessen depression and anxiety.