Some things to know about Massage Therapy

November 13, 2019

 

1. A 2010 review concluded that massage therapy may help temporarily reduce pain, fatigue, and other symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. 

 

2. A recent review of scientific literature concluded that massage therapy may help to reduce depression.

 

3. Research has suggested that at least for the short-term, massage therapy for cancer patients can help reduce pain.

 

4. Evidence suggests that massage therapy is useful for some pain conditions such as low-back pain and chronic neck pain.

 

5. Massage therapy appears to have few risks when performed by a trained practitioner. However, massage therapists should take some precautions with certain health conditions. You should talk with your health care providers to determine if massage therapy is safe for you.

 

Here are a few Benefits of Regular Massage Therapy Treatments.......

 

  • Reducing muscle tension and stiffness

  • Increasing joint and limb flexibility and range of motion

  • Relieving possible muscle spasms

  • Increasing ease and efficiency of movement

  • Relieving points of tension and overall stress; inducing relaxation

  • Promoting deeper and easier breathing

  • Improving blood circulation and movement of lymph

  • Relieving tension-related headaches and eyestrain

  • Promoting faster healing of soft tissue injuries, such as pulled muscles and sprained ligaments

  • Reducing pain and swelling related to injuries

  • Reducing the formation of scar tissue following soft tissue injuries

  • Improving posture by changing tension patterns that affect posture

  • Reducing emotional or physical stress and reducing anxiety

  • Promoting feelings of well-being

  • Increasing awareness of the mind-body connection and improving mental awareness and alertness

  • Anxiety

  • Digestive disorders

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Headaches

  • Insomnia related to stress

  • Myofascial pain syndrome

  • Soft tissue strains or injuries

  • Sports injuries

  • Temporomandibular joint pain

 

So make your appointment today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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