The term “massage” conjures thoughts of relaxation, pampering, and luxury. While the art of massage proudly embraces the words often associated with its title, it is important to note that there is more to massage therapy than meets the eye. This wellness technique carries with it a multitude of benefits that can improve one’s health. Massage therapy helps alleviate and treat many health problems including arthritis, back pain, migraine problems, and muscle spasms – but it isn’t just for the unwell! What can massage therapy do for you?
1. Boost your immune system by stimulating the flow of fluids through your lymph nodes. Lymph node function as the body’s defense against illness and disease.
2. Reduce stress, which is perhaps your body’s worst enemy. A decrease in stress reduces anxiety and fatigue, improves sleep and energy, and results in better concentration.
3. Aid with pain management by reducing and alleviating post-surgical adhesions, swelling, back pain, arthritis, muscle tension, and headaches. Massage therapy even improves health conditions such as PMS, asthma, high-blood pressure, and premature birth!
The bottom line is that no matter the state of your physical health, massage therapy will benefit you. For more examples of the benefits of massage therapy, visit our Massage Therapy page.
Interested in giving it a go? Whether it’s pain management or pampering that you need, contact us to schedule an appointment!
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