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