Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage Benefits

Massage therapy has an important role in your overall health and wellness.  Many think that massage therapy is just simply for relaxation.  Have you ever wondered why you feel so relaxed after a massage?  This is because massage therapy has many physical and psychological benefits that promote a state of relaxation.

Massage therapy is nothing new.  It dates back almost 5000 years and has been used to treat ailments, increase flexibility and range of motion, and decrease pain.  Massage therapy releases endorphins that leaves the body and mind in the state of ultimate relaxation.  

Benefits of Massage Therapy:
  • Reduce pain
  • Increase flexibility
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Improve concentration
  • Increase circulation
  • Decrease anxiety
  • Improve energy
  • Enhance sleep quality
  • Prevent injuries
  • Relieve muscle tension
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Strengthen the immune system

In medical studies it has been shown to:
  • Alleviate headaches
  • Treat fibromyalgia
  • Cure insomnia
  • Shorten soft tissue injury healing time
  • Help those with digestive disorders
This is what the Mayo Clinic has to say about massage therapy. 

Isn't it time you had a relaxing massage?