Benefits of Massage

 

  • Increases circulation
  • Enhances the immune system
  • Promotes nervous system functioning
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Relieves pain and muscle tension
  • Improves mood, intellectual reasoning and job performance
  • Positive effect on conditions such as fibromyalgia, arthritis, diabetes and migraine headaches
  • Depending on the techniques used, massage can:
  • Stimulate the nervous system to help reduce muscle atrophy
  • Increase muscle tone
  • Stimulate the functions of the skin or an organ deep inside the body
  • Sedate the nervous system to help ease muscle tension, spasticity, stress-related symptoms and headaches
  • Boost the functioning of the immune system and maintains health when done regularly
  • Stimulate sluggish circulation or slow down the circulation of someone who has just run a marathon when using friction massage techniques
  • Allow better range of motion and support the connective tissue and muscles in becoming strong and healthy when doing simple joint movements and joint stretching.