Massage improves the circulation of blood bringing oxygen and nutrients to the bones. It can reduce joint stiffness and pain. As the muscles become more flexible, joint movement increases. Some massage movements relax and stretch muscles, reducing muscular tension and cramp.
Massage may help the body in many ways by relaxing muscle tissue which can lead to decreased nerve compression, improve range of motion and therefore improved muscle and joint function
The benefits of getting a massage include;
improved circulation, stimulation of the lympathic system, reduction of stress hormones, reduced muscle tension, improved recovery of soft tissue injuries, improved skin tone, heightened mental alertness and can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well being.
Massage should be considered an important part of your health maintenance. It can also help to reduce depression, stress and anxiety and each treatment can be tailored to produce the best results for each client.