Massage encourages circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids, reducing swelling and encouraging the body to heal. Physical relaxation through reducing tension, increasing flexibility and easing movement. It can improve mental and emotional states of being.
The benefits of massage therapy are both physical and mental and can include:
Physical and mental relaxation
General maintenance, producing some balance for those living busy lifestyles
Helping to strengthen the immune system
Decreasing fatigue, anxiety and improving sleep
Faster recovery from exercise - enhancing athletic performance
Improvement of posture and related issues
Relief from tension headaches.