Watch this short video to hear benefits of massage therapy.
It’s important to notice the warming signs of pain. When pain is present, dis-ease is present.
There’s a list of the benefits of massage linked on this site. Check them out to see if massage will benefit you. If so, contact a massage therapist who can help you by using AMTA’s FAM [American Massage Therapy Association — Find A Massage Therapist] option.
If you have any questions and/or concerns, contact me. I’ll do my best to answer your question. If I do not know the answer, I’ll find it for you or refer you to someone who is able to help you.
Don’t forget; stretching helps prevent injury in activities. Stretch before and after a work out to avoid injury.
Most of us have some stress in our lives, either due to work, family or general environment. For some the stress may cause sleeplessness, anxiety, hypertension, or depression. For many the stress leads to muscle soreness somewhere in the body – the shoulders, neck, legs, back, etc… Whatever form the stress reveals in, when untreated, it becomes an constant low or medium-grade condition that puts a discourages our every day lives and feeling of food health. Some people use exercise to relieve stress but many unfortunately do nothing. They just live with the aches and pain, blocking out the discomfort they feel. The problem with this approach is that with time our aches and pain only increase, rob us of good health and energy.
Massage, also referred to as ‘bodywork,’ is a therapy that can be used to treat most common conditions related to stress and muscle tension. Massage has both psychological and physiological effects. It can be used to treat specific conditions or injuries and is also used for common relaxation and inner peace. Massage is beneficial for those experiencing headaches, arthritis, insomnia, asthma, digestive disorders, constipation, carpal tunnel syndrome, sinusitis, and minor aches and pains. Those taking prescriptions for the above and related conditions, will find that massage can be a great benefit or even an alternate for the medication. The long-term advantages of receiving regular massage is an experience of improved health.
Below are the known effects of massage on the body:
Relieves muscle tension and stiffness
Reduces muscle spasms
Lowers blood pressure
Decreases stress and anxiety
Strengthens the immune system
Improves joint flexibility and range of motion
Speeds recovery from pulled muscles or sprained ligaments
Treats tension headaches and effects of eye-strain
Improves blood circulation and movement of lymph fluids
Relieves repetitive motion injuries
Enhances the health and nourishment of skin
Helps removal of metabolic wastes
Source: American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
If you or anyone you know suffers from chronic pain and would like to attain a better quality of life, those in the Inland Empire region, please contact me today to book a session.