Benefits

Massage has been used effectively for the following:

  • Increased circulation, bringing more oxygen and nutrients to vital organs and body tissues.
  • Reduced anxiety, stress and depression and improved sleep.
  • Reduced blood pressure.
  • Increased lymphatic flow, which protects the body from toxic invaders and cleanses tissues.
  • Faster recovery from injury by reducing inflammation and improving range of motion.
  • Reduces spasms and cramping.
  • Reduces post-surgical adhesions, pain and edema, enhancing recovery.
  • Relieves headache and migraine.
  • Pain relief from inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia.

If you would like to know more about specific studies regarding massage, The Touch Research Institute in Florida is a fantastic resource.