There are many benefits to massage and we provide treatments to suit your personal needs and tailor to your lifestyle. Here is our top 6 benefits of massage guide.
1) Counteracts sedentary lifestyle
Most people are dealing with some kind of stress. It can manifest in the shoulders and lower back areas, desk workers are especially prone to this kind of stress. Massage can counteract the inbalance caused by sitting too long.
2) Eases muscle pain
Got sore muscles? Massage therapy can help. Massage increases and improves circulation. Just like rubbing your elbow when you knock it on a table helps to relieve the pain
A 2011 study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that massage therapy is as effective as other methods of treatment for chronic back pain.
3) Soothes anxiety and depression
Human touch, in a context that is safe, friendly and professional, can be incredibly therapeutic and relaxing. Women diagnosed with breast cancer who received massage therapy three times a week reported being less depressed and less angry, according to a 2005 study published in the International Journal of Neuroscience.
A study recently published found that patients who were depressed and anxious were much more relaxed and happy, and had reduced stress levels after massage.
4) Improves sleep
Not only can massage encourage a restful sleep-it also helps those who can’t otherwise comfortably rest. Also, massages help infants sleep more, cry less and be less stressed, according to research from the University of Warwick.
5) Boosts immunity
A 2010 study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that massage boosts patients’ white blood cell count which plays a large role in defending the body from disease.
6) Relieves headaches
Next time a headache hits, try booking a last-minute massage with us, massage decreases frequency and severity of tension headaches.
Research from Granada University in Spain found that a single session of massage therapy immediately effects perceived pain in patients with chronic tension headaches.
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