There are so many benefits to getting regular massages, besides the obvious, taking a moment to yourself to recharge, relax and recenter. Massage can help reduce low back pain and muscle soreness, improve circulation and skin condition by increasing oxygen and nutrients to tissues and vital organs, improve energy and alertness, lower heart rate and blood pressure, and improve immune function by stimulating lymph flow— The body’s natural defense system.
Massage therapy ensures pain-free movement by increasing joint flexibility, reducing spasms and cramping and alleviating arthritis, parathesis, nerve pain and migraines. People who suffer from pain and aches in their joints and muscles can find massage therapy very beneficial. Massage therapy also enhances focus and mental clarity by lessening depression and anxiety.
The increased blood flow to sore and stiff joints and muscles can help improve posture, mobility, and protection against sport injuries. Regular massage treatments is a beneficial way to release endorphins (amino acids)— the body’s natural painkiller and support a healthy and active lifestyle.
Different types of massage have different benefits. For example Swedish massage is regarded as the most common form of massage, it concentrates on the muscles and connective tissues of the body for improved circulation, relaxation, pain relief, and overall health and well-being. Whereas deep tissue massage works deeply into the muscles and connective tissue to release chronic aches and pains. This technique is useful in treating chronic pain, injury and inflammation.
Weather you are very active or you simply need a moment of relaxation, a massage is always a good idea to help you live a happy, healthy and and nourished life.