In an age of technical and at times, impersonal medicine, massage offers a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach based on the body’s natural ability to heal itself.
So what exactly are the benefits to receiving regular massage and/or bodywork treatments?
Helps relieve mental stress
Reduces levels of anxiety
Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
Enhances capacity for calm thinking & creativity
Lessen depression and anxiety
Reduces blood pressure
Helps relieve muscle tension
Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
Strengthens the immune system
Relieve migraine pain
Decrease recovery time after exercise
Increase joint flexibility
Alleviate back/neck pain and improve range of motion.
Release Sciatic Nerve pain
Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers
Ease medication dependence.
Help athletes of any level prepare for and recover from strenuous workouts
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
Reduce post surgery 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.
The list goes on and on…