Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
- Decreases muscle and joint pain
- Improved circulation and lymph flow
- Decreases inflammation
- Helps to improve range of motion and flexibility
- Lowers blood pressure
- Stress and anxiety relief
Reasons for Massage Therapy
- Muscle spasm
- Back pain
- Sports/athletic injuries
- Pregnancy related discomfort
- Post injury/operative
How does Massage Therapy help?
Therapeutic massage is a unique form of treatment for coping with stress in the high powered world of today. Many of today’s health problems arise from stress. Because stress upsets the integral balance of all your body’s functions, regaining this balance requires a holistic approach.
Massage Therapy not only treats those parts of you which are the problem, but also affects the whole of your metabolism through normalizing your circulatory, muscular and nervous systems and their independent functions.