Benefits of Therapeutic Massage
and connective tissue make up about 75 percent of the body's weight.
So, it's not surprising an imbalance or injury in the body's soft
tissue--muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia--can have a profound effect on
overall health. Instead of using
drugs, therapeutic massage uses pressure and friction on muscles and connective
tissue to restore the natural balance of the body.
pain--including headaches and backaches.
flexibility and improve range of motion.
Therapeutic massage can improve
circulation of blood and lymph, which can:
the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the body's tissues.
the removal of toxins such as lactic acid from muscles.
the recovery time from exercise or injury.
Therapeutic massage can, depending on the type of treatment, have a stimulating, or sedating effect on the nervous system, which can:
stress, anxiety and depression--as demonstrated by decreased cortisol and
increased serotonin levels.
the levels of endorphins--the body's natural pain relievers.
alertness--as demonstrated by decreased alpha and beta brain waves and
increased theta brain waves.
Therapeutic massage can bring balance and well-being to everyone's busy life. It can:
fatigue and improve sleep patterns.
immune system function.
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