Massage therapy

People use massage therapy for either general relaxation or well being, or to address specific complaints, such as pain or limited range of motion. The following are some of the benefits of massage therapy:

  • Relieves pain
  • Relieves stress and aids relaxation
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Relief from migraine headaches
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Speeds healing after surgery or injuries; reduces pain and swelling
  • Promotes faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments
  • Cultivates a relaxed state of mental alertness
  • Relieves mental stress; enhances the capacity to think calmly and creatively
  • Alleviates depression
  • Decreases stress in cancer patients
  • Improves balance in older adults
  • Reduces nausea related to chemotherapy