Benefits of Massage Therapy
What are the Benefits of Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy can help the body and mind to heal from many illnesses and conditions including: Muscular pain in the back, neck and shoulders, stiff and painful joints, stress, depression, digestive problems, chronic fatigue and insomnia.
Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
Whilst the body of research confirming the above benefits of massage is continually growing, other studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
- Digestive disorders
- Insomnia related to stress
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Paresthesias and nerve pain
- Soft tissue strains or injuries
- Sports injuries
- Temporomandibular joint pain
Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, many people enjoy massage because it often involves caring, comfort, a sense of empowerment and a sense of being an active participant in their own health and wellbeing.
Call Rachel to discuss the benefits of massage therapy and how they differ depending on the type of massage, see which massage therapy can benefit you.