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Massage Therapy for Wellness

Growing research supports the health benefits of massage therapy for conditions such as stress, headaches, sore hips, low-back pain and more.

Growing research supports the health benefits of massage for wellness to help treat conditions such as stress, headaches, hip soreness, low-back pain and more. Regular massage therapy has been shown to reduce stress and the physical symptoms like insomnia and anxiety. For example, studies have shown that stress diminishes the immune system’s ability to fight off infections such as the common cold. Most people have had the experience of getting sick during a period of extreme stress. The good news is massage therapy can help maximize your health and wellness by reducing stress.

Nutrition and exercise are often recommended as the foundation of good health, but research shows that quality sleep should also be part of any holistic treatment. Those who sleep less than 8 hours per night are not getting enough sleep and it cannot be reversed by sleeping more on the weekend. Massage therapy has a calming effect on anxious patients. A good massage performed by a trained professional can help a person relax and soothe body aches and pains. According to the American Massage Therapy Association the following are the top 25 reasons to receive massage therapy for wellness:

1. Relieve stress

2. Boost immunity

3. Reduce anxiety

4. Manage low-back pain

5. Help fibromyalgia pain

6. Reduce muscle tension

7. Enhance exercise performance

8. Relieve tension headaches

9. Sleep better

10. Ease symptoms of depression

11. Improve cardiovascular health

12. Reduce pain of osteoarthritis

13. Decrease stress in cancer patients

14. Improve balance in older adults

15. Decrease rheumatoid arthritis pain

16. Temper effects of dementia

17. Promote relaxation

18. Lower blood pressure

19. Decrease symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

20. Help chronic neck pain

21. Lower joint replacement pain

22. Increase range of motion

23. Decrease migraine frequency

24. Improve quality of life in hospice care

25. Reduce chemotherapy-related nausea

Categories: Wellness
Post by Serenity Massage on November 20, 2015

Massage Therapy for Wellness

Growing research supports the health benefits of massage therapy for conditions such as stress, headaches, sore hips, low-back pain and more.

Massage therapy for wellness

Growing research supports the health benefits of massage for wellness to help treat conditions such as stress, headaches, hip soreness, low-back pain and more. Regular massage therapy has been shown to reduce stress and the physical symptoms like insomnia and anxiety. For example, studies have shown that stress diminishes the immune system’s ability to fight off infections such as the common cold. Most people have had the experience of getting sick during a period of extreme stress. The good news is massage therapy can help maximize your health and wellness by reducing stress.

Nutrition and exercise are often recommended as the foundation of good health, but research shows that quality sleep should also be part of any holistic treatment. Those who sleep less than 8 hours per night are not getting enough sleep and it cannot be reversed by sleeping more on the weekend. Massage therapy has a calming effect on anxious patients. A good massage performed by a trained professional can help a person relax and soothe body aches and pains. According to the American Massage Therapy Association the following are the top 25 reasons to receive massage therapy for wellness:

1. Relieve stress

2. Boost immunity

3. Reduce anxiety

4. Manage low-back pain

5. Help fibromyalgia pain

6. Reduce muscle tension

7. Enhance exercise performance

8. Relieve tension headaches

9. Sleep better

10. Ease symptoms of depression

11. Improve cardiovascular health

12. Reduce pain of osteoarthritis

13. Decrease stress in cancer patients

14. Improve balance in older adults

15. Decrease rheumatoid arthritis pain

16. Temper effects of dementia

17. Promote relaxation

18. Lower blood pressure

19. Decrease symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

20. Help chronic neck pain

21. Lower joint replacement pain

22. Increase range of motion

23. Decrease migraine frequency

24. Improve quality of life in hospice care

25. Reduce chemotherapy-related nausea

Categories: Wellness

Post by Serenity Massage on November 20, 2015

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