Benefits of Massage

Most people have massages because they feel so good. But, they actually do you good too. Here are just some of the physical, mental and emotional benefits of massage:

  • Relieves stress
  • Reduces heart rate
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Increases blood circulation and lymph flow
  • Relaxes muscles
  • Improves range of motion
  • Increases endorphins (the body’s natural painkillers)
  • May enhance medical treatment
  • Helps people feel less anxious and stressed, relaxed yet more alert
  • Creates a sense of well-being
  • Relieves muscle tension and stiffness
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Improves flexibility
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Relieves pain
  • Improves circulation
  • Provides asthma relief

No wonder most health benefit packages include massage therapy in their coverage.