Benefits of Massage Therapy
Many of today's health problems can benefit from massage therapy because the manipulation of soft tissues affects so many of our bodily systems.
The benefits of massage are extensive. Massage therapy treatments will have a therapeutic affect and improve health by acting directly on the muscular, nervous, circulatory and lymphatic (immune) systems.
Massage treatments aim to:
- Develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function.
- Relieve or prevent physical dysfunction and pain.
- Relax tight and tense muscles.
- Improve circulation, recovery time and immune system function.
- Reduce overall stress.
Massage therapy is also effective in the control of pain chronic or acute, in stress reduction, and in creating a sense of relaxation and well-being.