Most people think massage therapy is just for relaxation. But, the truth is there are many far reaching benefits; both physical and mental that can be realized with the right therapist.
Listed below are just some of the benefits of massage therapy.
Physical Benefits of Therapeutic Massage-
Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness
Promotes faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments; reduces pain and swelling; reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymph fluids
Helps relieve tension related headaches and the effects of eye strain
Treats musculosketal problems
Assists with rehabilitation post operative and after injury
Mental Benefits of Therapeutic Massage-
Helps relieve mental stress
Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
Fosters a feeling of well-being