The Many Benefits of Massage
When most people think of massage, they think of relaxation, but did you know that there are several other benefits of massage that can improve your overall health?
Here is a list of just some of the benefits:
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
Help athletes of any level prepare for and recover from strenuous workouts.
Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
Reduce post-surgery adhesions and swelling.
Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural pain killer.
Increase joint flexibility.
Reduce spasms and cramping.
Lessen depression and anxiety.
Relieve migraine pain.