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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Benefits of Massage Therapy

By Melissa Davis, LMT

Massage has been studied for many years and has been shown to have many positive effects on a number of health conditions. Massage's greatest benefit is increased circulation which speeds healing and enhances recovery of tissues. Massage also increases lymph flow which removes waste from the body. Other benefits of massage include:
  • Relieves stress
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Allows ease of movement and breath
  • Relieves pain and tension
  • Decreased inflammation
  • Promotes a quick recovery from injury
  • Improves circulation
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Relieves muscular problems
  • Improves posture
  • Reduces anxiety and promotes an overall sense of well-being

Research shows that all of these health conditions can be improved with massage...
  • Anxiety/depression/stress
  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Circulatory problems
  • Digestive disorders/constipation
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer
  • Parkinson's
  • Alzheimer's
  • Headaches
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Sleep disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Sports injuries
  • Stroke
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ
  • Endometriosis
  • Emotional or physical trauma
...and many more! To schedule a massage at Phoenix Reiki & Wellness email