Benefits of Massage

Here are just a few of the many Physical and Emotional benefits of massage:

  • Increases circulation, allowing your body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs.
  • Stimulates the Lymphatic System – a network of tissues and organs that help rid the body of toxins, waste, and other unwanted materials.
  • Lowers Blood Pressure, which can help improve your cardiovascular health.
  • Alleviates stress, anxiety, anger, and depression, as well as helping trauma victims reconnect with and reclaim their bodies.
  • Helps relieve mood swings, bloating, headaches, weight gain and other PMS symptoms.
  • Reduces post-surgical healing time.
  • Relaxes and softens injured and overused muscles.
  • Reduces spasms and cramping.
  • Increases joint flexibility and improves balance in older adults.
  • Reduces post-workout recovery time and helps prepare for strenuous exercise.
  • Releases endorphins – the body’s natural painkiller – which helps cope to control and relieve pain associated with chronic illness, injury and post-op recovery.
  • Reduces post-surgery adhesions and edema, and can be used to reduce and realign scar tissue after healing has occurred.
  • Improves range-of-motion and decreases discomfort for patients with low back pain.
  • Relieves pain for migraine sufferers and decreases the need for medication.
  • Provides exercise and stretching for atrophied muscles and reduces shortening of the muscles for those with restricted range of motion.
  • Assists with shorter labor for expectant mothers, as well as less need for medication and shorter hospital stays.