THE BENEFITS OF MASSAGE THERAPY
Massage therapy is an intervention that involves a broad range of techniques in order to manipulate the joints and soft tissues of the body. The primary purpose of this therapy is to rehabilitate physical function or perhaps to relieve pain.
Indeed, there are plenty of benefits that massage therapy provides. Regardless of whether you want to relax, reduce muscle tension or perhaps be relieved from pain, massage therapy certainly can boost your general sense of emotional and physical well-being. In turn, this will guarantee an excellent quality of life. Besides stress relief and relaxation benefits, below are some other benefits you can expect to experience with massage therapy.
IT LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE.
Numerous scientific studies have shown that massage therapy can decrease diastolic and systolic blood pressure along with reducing salivary and urinary cortisol stress-hormone levels.
IT IMPROVES POSTURE
People who improve their posture tend to look better and can lead to more self-confidence. Better posture keeps your body aligned and will lead to fewer body aches. Good posture also helps maintain an optimal range of motion.
IT IMPROVES FLEXIBILITY
By working on connective tissue, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints, massage therapy stimulates the production and retention of our bodies natural lubricants between the connective tissue fibers, making stretching and movement easier, and keeping the body limber and flexible.
MASSAGE IMPROVES CIRCULATION
When you get a massage, parts of your body that might have poor circulation like certain muscles and joints get stimulated which causes a better flow of blood in those areas.
Scientific research also suggests massage therapy increases a body’s immune function and reduces the recovery time in many medical conditions including depression, allergies, arthritis, anxiety, asthma, carpal tunnel syndrome, bronchitis, circulatory problems, insomnia, a plethora of sports injuries, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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