Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Massage Helps the Body with Both Medical Conditions and General Health
    Massage decreases stress, and reduces chemotherapy-related nausea. It may improve cardiovascular health, and lower blood pressure. Massage reduces muscle tension and decreases the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. It also enhances exercise performance and increases range of motion.
  • Massage Helps the Mind and One’s Emotional Health
    Massage reduces anxiety, promotes relaxation, relieves stress, and eases the symptoms of depression. Tension headaches and migraine frequency may improve. Massage may improve quality of sleep.
  • Massage Reduces Pain
    Reduces pain from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Massage Therapy helps fibromyalgia pain, and may relieve postoperative pain. It can help with the management of low back pain. Chronic neck pain and lower joint replacement pain can also be assisted with massage.
  • Improves the Quality of Life for Older Adults
    Improves quality of life in hospice care. May temper the effects of dementia.

According to a Consumer Survey by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), 67% of those surveyed stated that their primary reason for receiving a massage in the previous 12 months was medically related (41%) or stress-related (26%).
  Massage therapy can help:
  • Relieve pain from migraines and other headaches.
  • Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
  • Reduce spasms and cramping.
  • Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
  • Lessen depression and anxiety.
  • Increase joint flexibility.
  • Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
  • Improve range of motion.