BENEFITS OF MASSAGE

ON THE BODY

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  • With headaches, tension in the neck restricts blood flow to the brain. Receiving a neck massage boosts circulation and helps alleviate the pain we sometimes get. Researchers reviewing studies on massage therapy found that, on average, massage increases your levels of serotonin (happiness chemical) by 28% and dopamine (motivation, arousal, and reward chemical) by 31%. Combined, your going to want a massage everyday.

  • Stress only feels like its on the rise in today's fast-paced world with technology. This can negatively impact any individual's health and well-being. Giving ourselves the gift of massage has been shown to significantly reduce stress on the physical and psychological levels.

  • To those who participate in exercise and athletic programs who seek enhanced performance, improved conditioning, faster recovery, and injury prevention, can all greatly benefit from massage therapy. 

  •  If you spend most of your days on a keyboard or texting up a storm, your forearms might feel tight and ropey and could probably benefit from some good TLC. When our forearm muscles take on that character, this is most likely a sign that blood flow isn't ideal. A lot of people have this and usually find profound relief after receiving a massage.

  • Swedish massage is designed to push blood from your limbs toward your heart making things a little easier. The body is constantly pumping blood to carry oxygen to your tissues and sweep away cellular waste products. A nice deep Swedish flow gives your muscles a chance to relax, so you feel refreshed when your massage is over. Like when you take a nap... but better!