October 22, 2015 by Jordan Nunziato
Top 6 Benefits of Massage Therapy
We all know that massage therapy can ease all that pain that’s induced from damaging daily activities. We also know that massage therapy isn’t just about loosening the joints, it’s a truly visceral experience, complemented by aromas, oils and music. It’s an ancient technique that many still maintain as a primary standby even in our modern age of over-the-counter medicines and painkillers. It’s safe; it’s easy; and, boy, does it feel good.
Massage therapy isn’t an easy craft to conquer. Massage therapists have years of experience led by years of training. But, life is a game of continuous learning, and Best Health Magazine recently put out an article entitled “6 Surprising Health Benefits of Massage Therapy” to help keep those who either practise massage therapy or are a client of massage therapy sharp! And, in just a moment, I will provide a summary of that very beneficial list!
“It counteracts all that sitting you do”
If you’re one who’s tied to a desk all day, then massage therapy is your new best friend! Massage therapists will ease that soreness in your back that causes all that distress all day.
2. “It eases muscle pain”
Massage therapy can loosen up those tight muscles like no over-the-counter pill can! Massage therapy also improves circulation.
3. “It soothes anxiety and depression”
Human touch can be therapeutic and relaxing. And those suffering from cancer, or other related diseases, were reporter as saying that it helped them cope with the inherent stress and depression.
4. “It improves sleep”
If you suffer from insomnia or sleep deprivation, massage therapy can help those sufferers rest easy. Massage promotes relaxation and sleep, which is very helpful for those who are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
5. “It boosts immunity”
Massage boosts patients’ white blood cell count, a recent study confirms, which boosts one’s immunity to illness and disease.
6. “It relieves headaches”
Massage decreases frequency and severity of tension headaches.
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