Benefits of Massage Therapy

How can you benefit from massage therapy?

There are many benefits of massage therapy that can be obtained through regular massage treatments. Whether you are stressed, injured or have chronic pain, massage can help you relax, reduce muscle tension and provide relief from chronic conditions and enhance your overall state of physical and emotional well being.

Here is a list of some benefits of massage for both acute and chronic conditions such as the following:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Asthma and Emphysema
  • Back, leg and neck pain
  • Cancer symptoms
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome
  • Dislocations
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fractures and Edema
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Headaches
  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
  • Insomnia
  • Kyphosis and Scoliosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Palliative Care
  • Post – surgical rehabilitation
  • Pregnancy and labour support
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Stress and stress related conditions
  • Stroke
  • Tendinitis
  • Whiplash

Massage can also be utilized as part of a preventative care program such as sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management and more.

Massage Therapists today use their extensive knowledge of both physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish and modern massage therapy techniques in conjuction with other therapies to treat their clients and there has been a wide variety of peer reviewed journals and research showing real benefits of massage therapy.

Foot Reflexology and acupressure techniques may also benefit you too.

 

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