Health & Wellness

Massage Therapy For Health

Massage therapy is a healing modality  that has been in practice for thousands of years in many cultures around the world. Touching is a natural human reaction to pain and stress, and to give and receive compassion and support. There is scientific proof of the benefits of massage, benefits ranging from treating chronic diseases and conditions, to reducing the growing tensions of our modern lifestyles. Having  massage therapy does more than just relax your mind and body, there are definite physiological and psychological changes that occur, even more so when massage therapy is utilized as a preventative treatment. Having massage therapy on a frequent basis is a wonderful, healthy habit to get into. Massage not only feels good, it is good FOR you


The Consequences of Stress

Experts estimate that 80 percent of disease is stress related. Massage therapy and bodywork is great at helping to combat stress by helping us to remember what it feels like to relax. The physical changes that massage brings to your body has a positive effect in many areas of your life. Besides increasing relaxation and decreasing anxiety, massage therapy lowers your blood pressure, increases circulation, speeds recovery from injury, helps you to sleep better and also helps to increase your ability to concentrate. It reduces fatigue and gives you more energy to cope with stressful situations. 

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