Massage can complement your healthy lifestyle
While massage is a nice way to relax and pamper yourself, its benefits go well beyond that. Massage actually has a wide variety of health benefits, and regular massages can help you manage the following health issues:
Pain relief. When administered properly, massage can relieve pain in the back, neck and shoulders by loosening tense muscles and working out knots. Massage has also been found to reduce the duration and intensity of tension headaches and migraines.
Better sleep. Partially because of its aptitude for pain relief, and partially because of general tension release, massage can be an extremely valuable sleep aid. It can even help fight insomnia.
Stronger immune system. Better sleep, less pain and general stress relief leads to less pressure on the immune system, which in turn leads to shorter, less frequent and less severe illnesses.
Overall mental health. Massage helps with relaxation, alertness and overall stress relief, all of which are major contributors to emotional stability and a general lack of anxiety. In addition, some studies have shown that massage can enhance focus and stimulate analytical thinking.
Massage has a wide array of health benefits, spanning both the physical and mental spectrums. From pain relief and immunity bolstering to sleep enhancement, anxiety reduction and mental stimulation, massage can complement your health and wellness routine.
Contact us at our Longmont massage clinic for more information about the health benefits of therapeutic massage.