The Benefits Of Massage
1. Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
2. Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
3. Ease medication dependence.
4. Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
5. Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
6. Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
7. Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
8. Increase joint flexibility.
9. Lessen depression and anxiety.
10. Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
11. Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
12. Reduce spasms and cramping.
13. Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
14. Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
15. Relieve migraine pain.
Massage is a Powerful Ally!
There’s no denying the power of massage. Regardless of the adjectives we assign to it (pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic) or the reasons we seek it out (a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management), massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.
This translates into:
Enhanced sleep quality.
Clients often report a sense of mental balance and clarity after receiving a massage. The emotional balance massage provides can often be just as vital and valuable as the more tangible physical benefits.
In response to massage, specific physiological and chemical changes cascade throughout the body, with profound effects.
Getting a massage can do you a world of good. And getting massage frequently can play a huge part in how healthy you’ll be and how youthful you’ll remain with each passing year. Consider massage appointments a necessary piece of your health and wellness.