Research continues to show the enormous benefits of touch which range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders and injuries to alleviating the tensions of modern lifestyles. Experts estimate that upwards of 90% of diseases are stress related and perhaps nothing ages us faster internally and externally than high stress. Regular scheduled massage can help manage stress which translates to: Decreased anxiety, Enhanced sleep quality, Greater energy, Improved concentration, Increased circulation, and Reduced fatigue.
Benefits of Massage:
- Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
- Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
- Ease medication dependence.
- Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
- Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
- Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
- Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
- Increase joint flexibility.
- Lessen depression and anxiety.
- Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
- Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
- Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling.
- Reduce spasms and cramping.
- Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
- Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
- Relieve migraine pain.
Clients often reports a sense of perspective and clarity after receiving massage. The emotional balance bodywork provides can often be just as vital and valuable as the more tangible physical benefit. This form of regular scheduled self-care can play a huge part in how healthy you’ll be and how youthful you’ll remain with each passing year.