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Can Massage Really Help With Health and Wellbeing?

In many cases, people are looking for a massage to help them either with general relaxation and wellbeing or to address a specific and/or persistent complaint, such as occasional or chronic pain or even with increasing limited range of motion.

Modern research suggests to us that massage therapy may actually contribute to ALL of these goals!

Just to list a few of the most common benefits of massage therapy:

– Physical relaxation
– Improved circulation, which nourishes cells and improves waste elimination
– Relief for tight muscles (knots) and other aches and pains
– Release of nerve compression (carpel tunnel, sciatica)
– Greater flexibility and range of motion
– Enhanced energy and vitality
– Some clinical styles may help heal scar tissue as well as tendon, ligament, and muscle tears

Some of the specific conditions that massage therapy can help you with may surprise a few of you:

Decreases pain and increases functioning in these conditions: Helps treat and manage symptoms or complications of: Other psychological,  emotional, and physical benefits:
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Sciatica
  • Tension headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Scoliosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tendon and muscle tears
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Varicose veins
  • Pregnancy-related back pain and other discomfort
  • Myofascial pain
  • Sore or overused muscles (prevents and treats)
  • Muscle injury (offers rehabilitation)
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Muscular dystrophies
  • Raynaud’s Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension and congestive heart failure
  • Reduces risk of chronic diseases, such as heart diseasediabetes, autoimmune diseases
  • Improved mood
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Lower stress levels
  • Lessening of depression
  • Reduced anger and aggression
  • Improved sleep patterns and decreased sleep disturbance
  • Reduced fatigue
  • Enhances immune system
  • Improves athletic performance and enhances recovery

If you find yourself suffering from any of these symptoms, PLEASE call us for scheduling a session. You just may find that you have been living with pain or discomfort that is easily addressed with a massage!

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