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The Benefits of Regular Massage


The Benefits of Regular Massage
Regular monthly massages (2-4 per month) provides relief to people of all ages and all walks of lifeExperts estimate that upwards of 90% of disease is stress related. Perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage Therapy offers a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach to well-being based on the body's natural ability to heal itself. Increase the Benefits with Regularly Scheduled VisitsGettinga massage can do you a world of good. Taking part in this form of regularly scheduled self-care can play a huge part in your long term health. Budgeting time and money for bodywork at consistent intervals is truly an investment in your health. Consider massage appointments a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan, and work with us to establish a treatment schedule that best meets your needs.
Massage therapy addresses a variety of health conditions, the most prevalent being stress-related tension. Massage has proven to be beneficial and can aid in: Stress reduction Reduce Tension
Improved mood
Decreased anxiety
Enhanced sleep quality
Greater energy
Increased Flexibility
Improved concentration
Increased circulation
Reduced fatigue
Enhance immunity
Relieve migraine pain
Alleviate pain
In response to massage, specific physiological and chemical changes cascade throughout the body, with profound effects. Research shows that with massage: Arthritis sufferers note fewer aches and less stiffness and pain.

Premenstrual syndrome sufferers have decreased water retention and cramping.
  Increases circulation, which allows the body to pump
more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs.
Stimulates the lymph system, the body's natural defense, against toxic invaders.

Releases endorphins, the body's natural painkiller.
Massage is incorporated in treatment for chronic illnesses, injury and recovery from surgery to control and relieve pain.

Improves range of motion and decreases discomfort associated with lower back pain.

Relaxes and softens injured and overused muscles.
Reduces muscle spasms and cramping.

Reduces recovery time for strenuous workouts and eliminates subsequent risk of muscle strain.

Relieves pain for migraine sufferers and decreases the need for medication.

Sources:
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals & MassageTherapy.com