Effects of Massage

 

Physical Benefits of 
Therapeutic Massage

Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation

Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness

Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy

 Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments

Reduces pain and swelling

Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue

Reduces muscle spasms

Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion

Enhances athletic performance

Promotes deeper and easier breathing

Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids

Reduces blood pressure

Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye strain

Enhances the health and nourishment of skin

Improves posture

Strengthens the immune system

Treats musculoskeletal problems

Rehabilitation post injury or post surgery 
    (Source: AMTA)

  

Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy

     Fosters peace of mind

     Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness

          Fosters a feeling of well-being

     Reduces levels of anxiety

     Creates body awareness

     Increases awareness of mind-body connection

    (Source: AMTA)