About Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapy improves the immune systems of people who have a variety of conditions. In surveys, 95% of Massage Therapy patients said it improved their condition. It also reduces the pain and stiffness in people with fibromyalgia. People suffering from tension headaches who receive treatments experience significant long-term improvement. Massage therapy can be preventative or restorative, helping to maintain, rehabilitate, or augment physical functions. It can also help alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with everyday stress, muscular overuse, and many chronic pain syndromes. After injury, massage therapy can greatly reduce the development of painful muscular patterns. The oxygen capacity of the blood can increase up to 15%.

Therapeutic Massage plays an important role in your health maintenance plan by:

  • Reducing or eliminating pain
  • Improving joint mobility
  • Improving immune system functioning
  • Increasing lymphatic drainage
  • Reducing depression and anxiety
  • Reducing tension within muscles
  • Increasing body awareness

How does Massage Therapy benefit pregnancy?

Studies show:

  • Improved maternal mood
  • Decreased pain
  • Decreased stress hormones in pregnant women (including those suffering from depression)
  • Decreased obstetrical complications
  • Improved neonatal health and development

Massage Therapy can help with a range of conditions. Some examples are:

  • Sports injuries – strains/sprains
  • Muscle tension
  • Back/legs/neck pain
  • Inflammatory conditions (arthritis, bursitis)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Headaches, insomnia
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation