Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Jun 21, 2016 | Uncategorized

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A significant amount of research supports a growing list of health benefits associated with massage therapy. We treat a variety of conditions caused by injury or everyday stresses through the alternative approach of massage therapy including tense muscles/spasms and tension headaches.

Massage therapy also provides mental health benefits, pain relief, and assistance with a variety of other conditions. Here are just a few:

Mental/Emotional Benefits

  • Reduced levels of anxiety
  • Increased mental awareness and mind-body connection
  • Stress relief
  • Overall increased feeling of well-being
  • Promoted relaxation
  • Eased symptoms of depression

Treatment for Injuries

  • Accelerates healing for soft tissue injuries like pulled muscles and sprained ligaments and reduces pain and swelling related to such injuries
  • Limits the formation of excessive scar tissue caused by soft tissue injuries

Treatment of Pain Associated with Medical Conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Low back pain
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Post-op pain
  • Dementia
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Lower joint replacement
  • Chemotherapy related nausea

Muscle Relief

  • Relief of muscle spasms
  • Reduced muscle stiffness and tension

Decreased Tension

  • Helps to reduce frequency and symptoms of tension-related conditions like headaches and eye strains.

Increased Flexibility

  • Improved range of motion and flexibility
  • Increased ease and efficiency of movement

Other Health Benefits:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improved balance
  • Promotion of deeper and easier breathing
  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Increased blood circulation and lymph movement
  • Improved posture
  • Enhanced health and nourishment of the skin
  • Improved sleep
  • Enhanced athletic performance

Massage therapy has become an increasingly popular and conservative way to treat a wide variety of health conditions. Experience an improved quality of life by trying massage therapy.

At Spring Creek Medical, we have an in-house Licensed Massage Therapist who is ready to meet your needs!

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