Top 5 ways massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen.

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There are numerous benefits to massage; pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic or the reasons we seek it out; a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management, massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.

Research continues to show the enormous benefits of touch—which range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders, and injuries, to alleviating the tensions of modern lifestyles.

 

1. Control stress

The longterm effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches.

2. Get better sleep

Research indicates that massage can improve sleep in those with lower back pain, fibromaylgia, insomnia, pain and other health conditions.

3.  Boost mental health and wellness

Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression (all associated with mental health) may be directly affected with massage therapy.

4. Manage pain

Pain can negatively affect a person’s quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury.Research shows massage can help low-back pain, headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and more.

5. Improve physical fitness

Elite and recreational athletes alike can benefit from massage therapy. Massage can help reduce muscle tension, improve exercise performance and prevent injuries.


What I offer:

Swedish Massage – This classic style of massage is designed to reduce stress and relieve tension with light to medium pressure and long, flowing strokes. The Swedish Massage improves circulation and lymph flow, detoxifies the body, relaxes sore muscles, and revitalizes the mind. Includes aromatherapy.

Reflexology Massage – An application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques.  It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that purportedly reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands, with the premise that such work effects a physical change to the body.

Therapeutic Massage – The Therapeutic Massage is designed to address structural imbalances in the body and reduce pain and tension. Depending on your needs, a session may incorporate Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue Therapy, Stretching, and some Swedish Massage. 

Head, Neck, Hand & Arm – Sometimes you just need the major stress areas relieved.  Come in and get a mini massage of the common places that will relieve stress.