Massage offers more benefits for Your Health
Regular massage can greatly benefit your overall health and well-being. Read on to learn some of the wonderful health aspects available to you through massage. The more you learn about massage, the more you’ll benefit from each of our sessions.
Going deeper, massage can restore suppleness and strength to your muscles, improving their overall function.The many nerve endings found in the skin and muscles are soothed by massage, and this contributes to keeping your internal lines of communication open and operational.
Did you know?
• A small study performed last month found that a 10-minute massage upped mitochondria production, and reduced proteins associated with inflammation in muscles that had been exercised to exhaustion.
• Children given 20-minute massages by their parents every night for five weeks, plus standard asthma treatment, had significantly improved lung function compared with those in standard care, a 2011 study of 60 children found.
• A 2009 study found that a full-body massage boosted immune function and lowered heart rate and blood pressure in women with breast cancer undergoing radiation treatment.
This overview touches on some of the basic massage benefits available to you. Massage: