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Here are some of the benefits of massage. Also please see our frequently asked questions (FAQs) page.

Benefits of Massage Therapy

 

Physical Benefits

 

·      Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue

·      Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness     

·      Reduces blood pressure

·      Helps relieve stress, and aids relaxation      

·      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

·      Enhances the health and nourishment of skin

·      Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye-strain

·      Rehabilitation after injury (Source: AMTA)

·      Improves posture

·      Strengthens the immune system

·      Treats musculoskeletal problems

·      Rehabilitation post operative

·      Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy    

 

 Mental Benefits

·      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

 

·      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