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