Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can be a powerful ally in maintaining good health as well as treating common problems. The following are some known research-based benefits:

  • Increases circulation allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients to the tissues
  • Enhances immunity by Stimulating the flow of lymph which is the bodies natural defense system
  • Relieves back pain
  • Increases joint flexibility
  • Reduces spasms and cramping
  • Relaxes and softens tired and overused muscles
  • Reduces frequency and intensity of headaches
  • Releases endorphins which are the body’s natural painkiller
  • Decreases depression and anxiety
  • Improves sleep quality

Regular Massage is Preventive Healthcare

These are stressful, economically challenging times. Now more than ever it is important that we take care of ourselves. Experts estimate that up to 90% of disease is stress related. It is vital to invest in preventative health care. The last thing you want is to get sick, have to take time off work, and pay expensive medical bills. In addition to eating a healthy diet, exercising and getting plenty of sleep one of the best things you can do for yourself is receive regular bodywork. Make an investment in your health and get a weekly massage.

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