BENEFITS OF MASSAGE

Massage benefits
Massage Feels Amazing!

However, there are many benefits that can be obtained through massage therapy that people are not even aware of.  This can include: better physical health, better mental health, anxiety relief, etc.
Many people are taking advantage of massage on a regular basis and these people have less stress and anxiety, a better sense of well-being, and better general health.

 

According to the American Massage TherapyAssociation (AMTA):

 

Physical Benefits of Massage Therapy

~ 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 of Massage Therapy

~ Satisfies needs for caring, nurturing touch

~ Fosters a feeling of well-being~ Reduces levels of anxiety

~ Creates body awareness

~ Increases awareness of mind-body connection