Benefits of Massage Therapy

 

 

By Lauren Denniss

Everyone would agree that they love a good massage. However there are many more tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist.  Whether your goal is a moment of relaxation, to reduce muscle tension or to attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.

Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by:

Reducing or eliminating pain.

Improving joint mobility.

Improving circulation.

Improving lymphatic drainage.

Reducing muscular tension. 

Massage therapy can be used for the treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. Our massage therapists works with a wide variety of patients, of all ages, in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation and prevention and disability.

There has been a wide variety of research proving the benefits of massage therapy for various conditions. The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy, when provided by a Registered Massage Therapist, can prove beneficial:

Muscle tension and spasm

Anxiety and depression

Back, leg, and neck pain

Post-surgical rehabilitation

Stress and stress related conditions

Sports injuries and prevention

Dislocations

Fibromyalgia

Fractures and edema

Insomnia

Headaches

Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis

Tendinitis

Strains and sprains

Multiple sclerosis

Pregnancy and labour support

Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)

Kyphosis and Scoliosis

Massage Therapy can also be used as part of a preventative care program. This includes sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management, and more! Together, you and your therapist will develop a treatment plan based on your needs.

If you think a massage therapist can help you, give us a call and book in to see our massage therapist today to start moving better and feeling great, straight away!