Benefits of Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage can provide dramatic results for many problems!

The demonstrated and documented benefits of massage therapy are numerous and significant. Therapeutic massage addresses soft-tissue dysfunctions and stress-related conditions. Therapeutic massage can provide dramatic results for many problems, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Stress and/or Tension
  • Circulatory Conditions
  • Work Related Muscle Pain
  • Cancer (Helps Alleviate Side Effects Of Cancer and Cancer Treatments)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Insomnia
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Myofascial Pains

Up to 90% of illnesses may be stress related. Massage therapy can help reverse the damaging effects of stress and aging by lowering blood pressure and heart rate. Massage has been proven to do the following functions:

  • Promote general relaxation
  • Increase flexibility and joint movement
  • Relieve muscle tension
  • Stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles
  • Help athletes of any level prepare for or recover from strenuous workouts

There’s no denying the power of massage therapy. Massage therapy is a safe and effective way to reduce pain and improve function and was effective for treating persistent back pain.

  • Oncology patients show less pain, fatigue, nausea, anxiety and depression following massage therapy, according to a study by Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2004.
  • Women with lymph node dissection receiving arm massage had less pain and surgery- related discomfort.