The benefits of massage have been scientifically proven and these range from the treatment of chronic diseases and sports injuries to the alleviation of muscular pain. Massage does much more than just relax your body and mind! There are physiological and psychological changes especially when massage is applied as preventative therapy. So massage not only makes you feel good but can cure what ails you.
Massage is the application of soft tissue manipulation techniques to the body, with the aim of reducing stress, fatigue while improving circulation and movement.
Our busy lifestyles do not always provide us with adequate time to reflect, relax and de-stress. Experts and studies show that over 80% of disease is stress-related. Massage helps the body relax and through the physical changes massage brings to your body this can have a very positive effect in other areas of your life.
Massage increases relaxation, circulation and reduces anxiety, lowers blood pressure and improves sport injury recovery time. This wonderful combination helps you sleep better and boost concentration and energy levels.
Allows the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and the vital organs.
Stimulates the flow of lymph, the body’s natural defensive system against toxic invasion and strengthens your immunity.
Repair - sport Injury
Softens injured, tired and overused muscles.
Reduces spasms, cramping, recovery time and prepares for further strenuous workouts.
Releases endorphins, and the feel good hormones serotonin and dopamine which are the body’s natural painkillers making you relaxed.
Improves range-of-motion and decreases discomfort (back pain), especially for sports related injuries.
Increase joint flexibility.
One of the first things massage does is encourage muscles to relax and lengthen relieving tightness, tension and toxins just like a wound up elastic band being unravelled.
The benefits of deep tissue massage include increased blood flow to the muscles and the stretching and strengthening of the tendons. According to the journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2008, deep tissue massage lowers blood pressure and the heartbeat by 10.8 beats per minute.