Benefits of Massage
A soothing massage can help you to unwind, but that’s not all. There are many health benefits of having a massage. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
Help with insomnia related to stress
Help athletes of any level prepare for strenuous workouts
Eases the symptoms of fibromyalgia
Relax and soften injured, tired, and over used muscles
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow
Lessen depression and anxiety
Release endorphins – amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller
Regardless of what name you call a massage (spa, luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management, therapeutic, pampering), massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.