Health Benefits of
Massage Therapy

Gone are the days when people just thought of relaxation when describing the benefits of massage therapy.  While it certainly will help you relax and de-stress, there are many more reasons to get regular massage treatments.  

In fact, about half of people that get massages do so for pain management and relief.

Massage therapy is increasingly being offered along standard treatments for a wide variety of health conditions.

Here are some well known benefits:

  • Improves sleep
  • Improves digestion
  • Improves lymphatic drainage
  • Increases range of motion
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces muscle pain and tension
  • Reduces stress, anxiety and depression
  • Boosts immune system
  • Boosts alertness

Research has also shown possible benefits of massage for the following health conditions:

  • arthritis
  • headaches
  • back pain
  • neck pain
  • dry skin
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • cardiovascular disease
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • thoracic outlet syndrome

We will be putting up relevant research articles and other benefits articles as we come across them.

Don't Call It Pampering: Massage Wants to Be Medicine - The Wall Street Journal

Benefits of Massage - Arthritis Foundation

Benefits of Massage for Athletes - Health and Fitness Magazine

Massage as Medicine - U.S. News & World Report

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