Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues. Bodywork can:
Physically relaxes the body and calms the nervous system lowering blood pressure and heart rate.
Loosens tight muscles, reduces chronic & acute pain, Increases blood and lymph circulation, & speeds the removal of metabolic waste.
Speeds recovery from injuries, surgeries & illness.
Strengthens the immune system, stimulates the release of endorphins, & reduces swelling & scarring from injuries and surgeries.
Improves posture, range of motion & muscle tone, reduces frequency & intensity of headaches, pain, TMJD, Carpal Tunnel & plantar fascitis.
Reduces mental stress & induces mental relaxation.
Promotes better sleep.
Calms a bad temper.
Reduces anxiety and enhances self-image.
Provides a feeling of well being and reduces sadness, anger and PTSD
Promotes greater creative expression.