Massage

Massage Therapy

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MASSAGE THERAPY

Benefits of Massage Therapy

The specific benefit of massage therapy depends on the type of massage and the condition that is being treated. However, benefits of this therapy can include:

  • Releasing sore and tight muscles that can cause a lack of blood supply to soft tissues and hypersensitivity to touch; known as Ischemia

  • Relieving nerve entrapment and compression

  • Deactivating Myofascial trigger points

  • Decreasing pain and inflammation

  • Improving circulation and alleviating stress

  • Aiding digestion

  • Improving flexibility and range of motions

  • Calming the nervous system

  • Improving coordination and posture

  • Helping prevent future chronic pain conditions

Massage is generally considered part of integrative medicine. It is often offered as a treatment along with standard treatment. It may be used for a wide range of medical conditions.

Massage is a great way to relax, feel good and  experience a treatment of  indulgence. Massage therapy can be an effective treatment that can be used to treat the following conditions:

Physical Pain 

Muscle tension, back pain, neck pain, shoulders, elbows and knees are some of the issues that people very commonly face. 

Stress / mental / emotional health

Massage can help alleviate stress in your life by  lowering the stress hormone, cortisol. When it comes to depression, massage therapy can help increase serotonin and dopamine release which is essential for mental and emotional health.

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