Essential for your well-being, massage is a preventative and restorative treatment. Massage assists relaxation and relieves tension, soothes sore muscles, improves circulation and assists in restoring balance and the natural healing processes of your body.
It is a great way to begin your wellness program, as it is an excellent diagnostic tool for the therapist to understand what is happening within you & offer further advice in nutrition or lifestyle changes.
These are some of known health benefits of Massage Therapy:
Improves blood circulation, thus allowing increased oxygen and nutrients to be delivered to treated areas including areas that have been injured or have experienced overexertion.
Helps to lower blood pressure.
Aids in detoxification by propelling toxic waste products through the lymphatic system.
Relieves stress and promote sense of well being.
Relaxes injured muscles, reducing cramps, and muscle spasms
Stimulates the release of the bodies natural endorphins which may aid in pain control.
Provides increased exercise stretching for atrophied muscles.
In fact, increasing evidence shows that massage therapy helps to bolster the immune system of a person. Some studies show of cellular changes in immune function following massage therapy, including the new research on healthy women that indicates increases in disease-fighting white blood cells and natural killer-cell activity.
Before a Massage Therapy session, your Massage Therapist will consult you in accordance with your treatment goals. Different combinations of massage techniques may be used to attain these goals. For instance, if you have a sports injury, you may wish to have specific massage strokes targeted to reduce swelling and to improve blood flow in that area. Or the therapy session may just well be a general de-stressing and relaxing one.
Massage Therapy helps in the reduction of stress, and can help in the process of building white blood cells. For a better immune system and reduced stress levels, try Massage Therapy today! Call us in Noosa on ph. 5448 0072, for Mudjimba ph. 5448 8755 or for Nambour ph. 5441 6355