Benefits of Massage

Health Benefits of Massage

Research continues to show the enormous benefits of therapeutic touch. These benefits range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders, and injuries, to alleviating the tensions of modern lifestyles. Consequently, the medical community is actively embracing bodywork and massage as an integral part of hospice care and neonatal intensive care units. Many hospitals are also incorporating on-site massage practitioners and even spas to treat post surgery or pain patients as part of the recovery process.

Stress Relief

Relieves Stress, Relaxes Muscles, Lowers Blood Pressure (due to hypertension), Encourages Relaxation, Reduce anxiety and depression associated with: • Anorexia and bulimia • Job related and post traumatic stress disorder • Chronic fatigue syndrome • Fibromyalgia • Cardiovascular Disease (previous heart attacks) • Cancer • Loss associated with a loved one’s death Reduce heart, adrenal fight or flight response levels, Increase dopamine and serotonin levels to help you sleep better, Increase energy levels, Improve concentration, Help reduce erratic behavior with Autistic children,

Pain Relief

Helps Manage Pain Naturally, Relieves Headaches and Migraines, Improves Rehabilitation After Injury and surgery, Eases Fibromyalgia symptoms, Improves Joint Range of Motion and Flexibility, Helps athletes prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts, Reduces post surgery adhesions and swelling, Reduces spasms and cramping, Releases muscle tightness, Reduces trigger point formation, Diminishes aches and pains, Release endorphins and amino acids to create natural pain killers, Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles, Ease medication dependence, Reduce cramping and spasms due to menstrual symptoms

Improves Health

Strengthens The Immune System, Enhances immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system, Helps Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin, Pumps oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation, Increases blood circulation to the body and the organs, Promotes circulation and reduces swelling of the lymph glands, Reduces ischemia, Helps stimulate weak muscles due to atrophy, Improves overall pulmonary functions, Improves posture and helps with musculoskeletal problems, Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays, Promotes tissue regeneration helping to reduce stretch marks and scar tissue formation