what massage can do for you

The benefits and effects of massage can last for several days to 3 or more weeks depending on the type of massage received, especially if that massage is received consistently every 4 - 6 weeks. (See what USA Today has to say about the benefits of massage.)

Some of those benefits include...

  • Dramatically improved circulation
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Greatly reduced stress and pronounced relaxation
  • Faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments, as well as reduced pain and swelling around injury site
  • Inhibited scar formation
  • Calming of muscle tissue from spasms
  • Increased joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Enhanced athletic performance
  • Faster healing of sports or work-related injuries
  • Improved breathing
  • Relief from tension headaches, often instantaneous
  • Improved skin tone and texture
  • Improved posture
  • Enhanced immune system function
  • Eased labor for expectant mothers and shorter maternity hospital stays
  • Reduced dependency on medication
  • Faster recovery from strenuous workouts
  • Improved mood; relief from depression and anxiety
  • Faster recovery from post surgery adhesions and swelling
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