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Ever feel like you’re not sure if you need a massage? Well, I promise you, you do! Read below for our top ten reasons why you need a professional therapeutic massage.

1. Relieve anxiety & Stress

Seems like more than ever these days we have constant stress.  Taking time out from your busy schedule to come into your favorite spa,  can help to reduce the amount of stress you are feeling.

2. Alleviate lower back pain

Lower back pain is a common complaint among many people, especially as they age. When severe enough, this kind of pain can lead to missed work or disability. Massage therapy can help decrease the pain in your lower back helping mobility and all-over wellness.

3. Reduce body pain

There are many causes for pain, and massage therapists are trained to help you with pain caused by many conditions including arthritis, cancer, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, myalgia, carpel tunnel syndrome, headache, trauma, and injury.

4. Reduce muscle tension

People who exercise can really benefit from massage.  A sports massage can help with conditioning, range of motion, and flexibility, as well as speed up recovery from muscle injuries.

5. Improve flexibility

Massage helps to stimulate blood circulation around your muscles, which increases the flow of oxygen and nutrients to your muscles, which also increases flexibility. It’s a win win!

6. Relieve tension headaches

Tension headaches are a very common. They are sometimes caused when the muscles contract in the neck, face, scalp, and jaw. Massage therapy can help reduce the tightness of the muscles and alleviate the pain caused by tension headaches.

7. Reduce depression

There are many reasons for depression, and treating depression takes a long-term collaborative approach that involves many care providers. Massage therapy can play a role in helping patients with depression, particularly with depression that may be related to illnesses or chronic pain. By helping patients manage their pain and other symptoms, massage can have a beneficial effect on the patient’s overall well-being.

8. Boost your immunity

Research has indicated that a Swedish massage may help boost your immunity by increasing the type of cells that fight off viruses. A massage won’t stop a sickness once it has started, but it may play a role in increasing your immune system’s ability to prevent the sickness before it starts.

9. Improve stability and quality of life in older adults

Many older adults face health issues as they age. According to an article by the American Massage Therapy Association, massage can help reduce the negative effects of dementia, high-blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and a host of other health issues. In addition, it is shown to promote relaxation and stability among older adults.

10. Improve your overall health and well-being

Many people integrate massage therapy into a regular health and wellness plan and find that it improves their overall health and well-being. Most people feel rejuvenated after their massages and enjoy both the physical and emotional benefits that massage can bring.

 

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