​Benefits of Massage Therapy:

Massage, well known for its stress relieving qualities as well as its effects on muscle soreness and stiffness, can also provides a wide array of health benefits that impact us on emotional, psychological and physical levels. Massage can help to provide pain relief for conditions ranging from arthritis to fibromyalgia, improve joint flexibility and range of motion, assist in increasing the immune response and circulation, reduce scar tissue and high blood pressure, and help stabilize the spine in conjunction with chiropractic care. Relaxation massage is especially good for reducing stress and helping with sleep issues. Below is a list of those attributes verified by research.

1.    Circulation

  • increases number of red blood cells
  • assists in the elimination of waste products
  • reduces edema
  • helps with detoxification


2.    Immune System

  • increases immune system response by increasing cytotoxic capacity (natural killer cell activity)
  • increases number of white blood cells
  • can speed healing after injury and help with total body
  • recovery from disease


3.    Increases Energy

4.    Stimulates Nerves

5.    Releases Endorphins (Natural Pain Killers)

  • helps with depression or anxiety
  • can reduce chronic pain


6.    Blood pressure

  • Reduces heart rate
  • Reduces blood pressure in hypertensive people


7.    Muscles

  • helps with muscle tone by stimulating weak/inactive muscles
  • improves areas of existing strains/fibrosis/spasm
  • relaxes muscles
  • decreases formation of excessive scar tissue
  • enhances athletic performance


8.    Flexibility

  • increases flexibility and can then increase range of motion to joints
  • increases the stretching and loosening of connective tissue


9.    Can improve skin tone/health and nourishment

10.  Helps heal sprains and damage to ligaments  (structures that connect bones)

11.    Structura

  • stabilizes the spine and helps keep chiropractic adjustments
  • improves posture.


12.  Reduces tension and migraine headaches and the effects of eye strain.

13.  Can improve digestion.

14.  Can increase concentration, alertness and performance in office workers. 

15.  Promotes deeper, easier breathing. 

16.  Helps promote better sleep.

17.  Additional emotional/mental benefits

  • increased capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • enhanced body awareness
  • peace of mind/ wellbeing
  • helps with the ability to handle stress and deal with difficult situations
  • provides nurturing touch to those who do not receive sufficient touch in daily life
  • enhanced body awareness
  • peace of mind/ wellbeing
  • helps with the ability to handle stress and deal with difficult situations
  • provides nurturing touch to those who do not receive sufficient touch in daily life

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