Medicinal Uses For Massage

Checklist of the Many Medicinal Uses For Massage


  • Enhances the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to muscle cells
    Helps remove waste products
  • Circulatory effects help in treating inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis or edema through the use of lymphatic massage
  • Induces the relaxation response to lower heart rate, reduce blood pressure, respiration rate and reduce all the side effects of stress to promote healing in a wide variety of conditions

Mobility And Movement

  • Relaxes muscle tissue to decrease nerve compression, increases joint space and improves range of motion leading to improved functioning, mobility and ease of movement
  • Enhance blood flow and blood circulation for improved movement
  • Improves Athletic Performance & Recovery

Medical Conditions

  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Diabetes
    • Improved blood circulation for more efficient insulin function
    • Promotes the relaxation response in the body
    • Increased joint motion
    • Improved mobility
  • Heart Health
  • Lower stress levels to reduce risks for all stress-related conditions
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Fatigue
  • Asthma And Bronchitis
  • Recovery From Surgery
  • Insomnia
  • Improved Immunity

Pain Conditions

  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Pain Related To Cancer
  • HIV
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Muscle tension in back, legs or shoulders
  • General body aches
  • Neck pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Muscle sprains and strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Mental And Emotional Health

  • Improved mood
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Relaxation
  • Depression
  • Reduced Anger And Aggression

According to The American Massage Therapy Association new research, shows that massage therapy can offer significant improvement for anxiety, and pain, as well as the quality of life those patients aiming to manage their pain.

Vancouver Massage Center urges you to come in for an evaluation and discussion of how massage might be able to help you overcome pain, stress and other overall “quality of life” deficiencies that you are currently experiencing.

Call us or email us to set up an appointment or, better yet, go ahead and book an appointment with one of our qualified massage therapy staff.

Vancouver Massage Center
3021 NE 72nd Drive, Suite 5,
Vancouver, WA 98661
Phone:  360-869-0212

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