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Massage Therapy Benefits

  • Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
  • Creates body awareness
  • Encourages a healthy metabolism
  • Emotional relief from anxiety and depression
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • Enhances general relaxation
  • Enhances tissue elasticity and flexibility
  • Facilitates the body’s own self healing mechanisms
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments
  • Helps your muscles recover more quickly from exertion and fatigue
  • Helps prevent muscular atrophy (wasting from injury and paralysis)
  • Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness
  • Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
  • Helps relieve tension-related headaches and effects of eye-strain
  • Helps strengthen the immune system
  • Helps to re-establish your proper muscular tone
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Improves ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
  • Improves ability to concentrate
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Improves energy flow
  • Improves sleep
  • Increases ease of movement
  • Increases feelings of well-being
  • Increases sense of the connection of mind as part of the body
  • Increases range of motion in joints
  • Post injury rehabilitation
  • Post operative repair
  • Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Promotes well nourished - healthy skin
  • Promotes postural awareness
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Reduces muscular tension and associated discomfort
  • Reduces pain and swelling
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Reduces muscle spasms
  • Relaxes tight muscles
  • Relieves muscle aches and stiffness
  • Relieves congestion in the lungs
  • Satisfies needs for caring nurturing touch
  • Speeds recovery from ailments
  • Supports increased work capacity
  • Treats injuries like repetitive strains caused during sport or work
  • Treats musculoskeletal problems


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