Benefits of Massage Therapy

It is a well-known fact that massage can work wonders for relaxation and stress relief, but did you know that massage offered by a trained and licensed practitioner is a powerful health tool that can alleviate symptoms and promote healing for a variety of conditions?

The therapeutic approach is based on massage techniques that incorporate both science and the healing arts as part of an alternative and integrative health treatment plan.

Countless studies have revealed that massage is helpful for:

  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Stress related Insomnia
  • Myofascial pain
  • Soft tissue strains or injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Joint pain

Massage Therapy as a Complement to Medical Treatment

From arthritis to asthma, the benefits of massage are far-reaching. Although not a replacement for conventional medical care, massage can provide relief for many specific conditions and ultimately promotes an overall sense of well-being which greatly accelerates healing from both physical and emotional ailments. Studies have shown the positive effects of massage as a complementary therapy. Clients report improved sleep, increased relaxation and relief from pain, fatigue and nausea when massage therapy was combined with conventional medical treatments.

Other benefits of massage therapy provided by our therapists include:

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Improved circulation (faster healing from injuries and improved and healthier skin)
  • Decrease in inflammation
  • Significant relief for many pre-natal and post-natal physical discomforts and stress related issues Increased flexibility and mobility