Celebrate Massage Awareness Week

National Massage Therapy Awareness Week is coming up October 23-29th. Massage therapy can provide health benefits beyond relaxation and help with a multitude of health problems and injuries. Treat yourself to a massage during massage therapy awareness week. Whether you have been a regular patient reaping the benefits of therapeutic massage, or you have never received a massage before, your health and wellness will be improved by just one session.

Whether you are an athlete needing to improve sore muscles after exercise, a young adult suffering from seasonal fall allergies, a teacher with chronic migraines, or a landscaper that injured his back on the job, massage can help.

There are benefits of therapeutic massage for every age group and demographic. Stress relief, injury, chronic pain, and illness all can be improved or healed with regular massage therapy sessions. From newborns to seniors and everyone in between, we can all experience the power of a healing touch.

Massage Therapy has a multitude of health and wellness benefits.

Facts About Massage*

  • 75% of individuals surveyed claim their primary reason for receiving a massage in the past 12 months was medical and/or stress related. Reasons included pain relief, soreness, stiffness or spasms, injury recovery, migraines.
  • 88% view massage as beneficial to health and wellness.
  • 34% view massage therapy as only a form of pampering.
  • 48% of those surveyed indicated their physician encouraged them to receive a massage.

*Survey results conducted in 2013 by the American Massage Therapy Association involving 1,007 adults 18 and older.

 

Celebrate all that massage therapy has to offer to your mind, body and spirit. Schedule your appointment today!

In honor of Massage Therapy Week, we would love to know- what do you love most about massage? How has therapeutic massage helped you? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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