Why Massage Therapy
Massage therapy continues to be fast growing and widely utilized in the prevention and treatment of many health issues. Massage therapy can relieve pain, increase range of motion by elongating shortened muscles, break down scar tissue, improve circulation and blood flow, and aid in healthy Lymphatic flow. Massage therapy is used to relax and soften overused muscles, reducing spasms and cramping, increasing joint flexibility and reducing recovery time for strenuous workouts and working towards eliminating pain all together.
Having regular Massage therapy sessions helps to hasten the body's own natural healing abilities and to foster a deep sense of well being.
Massage is one of the oldest and best remedies for stress, which in and of itself leads to many ailments.
It is proven to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest) and to help relax the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight). Reducing stress achieves a
myriad of things. It nurtures a positive outlook on life and thereby reduces the likelihood of illness.
Massage helps to release endorphins ( the body's natural pain killers) and is ideal for the adjunct treatment for chronic illness and injury, as well as helping patients recover from surgery to control and relieve pain. It also helps to reduce post surgical adhesions and edema.
As one of the oldest recorded Health protocols dating back over 3,000 years to Japan, China , Persia and Egypt, Massage therapy remains one of the most Natural, effective and preventative remedies available.
MASSAGE CAN PROVIDE RELIEF FOR:
Feelings of isolation
Low back pain
High blood pressure
BENEFITS OF MASSAGE:
minimizes depression & anxiety
relieves stress and aids relaxation
relieves muscle stiffness
alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
promotes deeper and easier breathing
strengthens the immune system
rehabilitation from surgery and other strains sprains and adhesions
promotes a relaxed state of mental awareness
improves ability to monitor stress signals and act appropriately
enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
increases awareness of mind body connection.