Benefits of Massage

There are so many benefits of getting regular massage.

By reducing stress, treatments assist the body to heal itself; it also increases overall health and well-being. Holistic therapies reduce the heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, relaxes muscles, improves range of motion, and increases endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers.

“Over 95% of all illnesses occur because of stress in the body’s autonomic nervous system.”  Stanford University Study

Some of the other health benefits include:
• Tension headaches relief
• Improved circulation and lowered blood pressure
• Enhanced immune system and balanced autonomic nervous system
• Relief from muscle aches and stiffness, improves muscle tone
• Improved muscle and joint flexibility
• Eliminates toxins, promotes healthy skin, improves digestion and elimination
• Deeper and easier breathing
• Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
• Promotes faster injury/illness recovery

Here is a good article about the benefits of massage.