The Benefits of Massage Therapy

 

 

Physical Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

 

 

  •      Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation    
  •      Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness    
  •      Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
  •      Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments
  •      Reduces pain and swelling
  •      Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  •      Reduces muscle spasms
  •      Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  •      Enhances athletic performance
  •      Treats injuries caused during sport or work
  •      Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  •      Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
  •      Reduces blood pressure
  •      Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye-strain
  •      Enhances the health and nourishment of skin
  •      Improves posture    
  •      Strengthens the immune system
  •      Treats musculoskeletal problems
  •      Rehabilitation post operative
  •      Rehabilitation after injury

   
 

Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy

  •     Fosters peace of mind
  •     Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
  •     Helps relieve mental stress
  •     Improves ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  •     Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  •     Emotional Benefits
  •     Satisfies needs for caring nurturing touch
  •     Reduces levels of anxiety
  •     Creates body awareness
  •     Increases awareness of mind-body connection