Benefits of Massage

Frequent or unrelenting daily stress can damage your body, ultimately leading to chronic discomfort or pain.  Stress is a contributing factor in most diseases, illness’ and many chronic pain symptoms.  Massage and exercise can address these issues.  Massage and exercise provide many overlapping benefits, making massage and exercise a perfect combination for a healthier and fitter lifestyle.   Massage is beneficial throughout all stages of life, from newborns to the elderly.  The benefits of massage (physically, emotionally and psychologically) are numerous and varied; here are but a few of the many benefits of massage:

  • Stress management
  • Emotional relief
  • Muscle toning & relaxation
  • Improved range of motion
  • Increased joint flexibility
  • Increased circulation
  • Improved heart health
  • Improved recovery time between strenuous activities, such as workouts.
  • Injury prevention & quicker recovery
  • Reduction of scar tissue after an injury
  • Pain relief, including chronic pain, through the release of endorphins
  • Increased defense against illnesses and disease, through the release of lymph, the body’s natural defense system against disease and illness.
  • Increased energy
  • Enhanced well being