Massage reduces the effects of stress
When Massage Therapy activates your parasympathetic nervous system, it counteracts your body's negative response to stress, relaxing muscle tension and allowing your heart rate, blood pressure and circulation to returns to normal.
Massage relaxes muscle tension
Massage Therapy stretches and loosens tight muscles, and connective tissue, breaking down and preventing further formation of adhesions, freeing your range of motion.
Massage increases blood circulation
Massage Therapy releases contracted muscles and pushes venous blood towards the heart, thus easing the strain on the vital organ. The increase in circulation brings energy producing nutrients and oxygen to your cells as well as carries away metabolic waste products.
Massage decreases chronic pain
The trained touch of a Massage Therapist can activate nerve receptor signals to temporarily block chronic pain signals from reaching the brain. It can also stimulate the release of endorphins (the body's natural painkiller).
Massage strengthens the immune system
Massage increases the circulation of the lymph in your lymphatic system thus helping your body to fight off infection and speed your recovery from injuries and illness.
Massage helps you sleep better
Massage Therapy relaxes tense muscles and calms down the nervous system, causing your body's rhythm to slow down, priming your for a perfect night's sleep.
Massage improves skin tone
Massage Therapy dilates the blood capillaries of the skin increasing the uptake of vital skin repairing nutrients and speeding the removal of harmful toxins.