Benefits of massage

The use of massage therapy to heal the body can be traced back to as far as 4000 years ago. Many cultures around the world have their own way and style of doing massage, all of which have their own unique perspective and benefits. Today, most massage therapists are trained in a variety of modalities, although most tend to specialize in one area or another. What type of massage is best for you depends on a lot of factors. Please call or email us with any questions about what type of massage and massage therapist will suit you best. Benefits of massage are wide ranging and a great compliment to other forms of total mind-body healing such as yoga, energy healing, acupuncture, acupressure, physical therapy, recovery from illness, injury, cancer, or just to promote a general sense of overall well being & productivity.

Benefits of massage include:

  • relaxes the mind and body
  • relieves achy & tight muscles
  • increases flexibility & range of motion
  • diminishes chronic pain
  • greatly improves function of the nervous system
  • lowers blood pressure & heart rate
  • enhances & beautifies skin tone
  • assists in recovery from injuries and illness
  • strengthens the immune system
  • reduces headaches & mental stress
  • improves concentration
  • promotes restful sleep, relieves insomnia
  • promotes relaxation & free flow of energy (chi)

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