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Massage therapy has been proven to promote health and wellness for many years now. Learn about top 10 benefits of having a massage on regular basis:

  1. REDUCES MUSCLE PAIN & TENSION–According to the National Institutes of Health, massage therapy may help relieve your muscle tension. Applied pressure to the muscles help them return to a relaxed state, which in turn reduces your stress-related aches and pains.
  2. ENHANCES BLOOD CIRCULATION–The squeezing and pulling flushes lactic acid from the muscles and improves the circulation of the lymph fluid which carries metabolic waste away from muscles and internal organs, resulting in lower blood pressure and improved body function.
  3. RELIEVES STRESS & ANXIETY–A massage helps you shift your thoughts away from everyday worries and allows your body and mind to relax. Massage also helps you feel that you’re in control over your health and plays an active role in managing chronic illnesses.
  4. IMPROVES SLEEP QUALITY–Massage can help the brain and body to attain more deep stage 3 sleep, which is the stage of sleep architecture that allows for healing at the cellular level, as well as the release of human growth hormone (HGH), so important for overall health and well being. 
  5. BOOSTS IMMUNE FUNCTION–Clinical studies have indicated that regular massage not only helps alleviate stress, but can naturally increase the immune system’s cytotoxic capacity (the activity level of the body’s natural “killer cells”) and decrease the number of T-cells, which improves the body’s immune functioning overall.
  6. SPEEDS HEALING OF SCAR TISSUE–Deep tissue massages are often utilized following injuries to help break up newly forming scar tissue that can make recovery more difficult and lead to stiffness.
  7. IMPROVES MENTAL ALERTNESS–When you re-establish the connection with your body, you will experience greater ease of movement, a more centered feeling, and an enhanced feeling of well-being. Although a massage can bring you into a state of deep relaxation, this is also a state of heightened mental alertness.
  8. HELPS LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE–Massage therapy has positive effects on systolic, diastolic and mean arterial blood pressure readings in adults with pain and high blood pressure.
  9. TREATS CHRONIC BACK PAIN–A 2014 study found that massage therapy treatments alone had just as much of positive effect on reducing pain in patience with chronic symptoms compared to massage and NSAID painkillers used together.
  10. IMPROVES ATHLETIC  PERFORMANCE & RECOVERY–Studies show that massages can help improve lactate clearance, delayed onset of muscle soreness, muscle fatigue, injury prevention and treatment.