Medical research involving the field of massage therapy is exciting and ongoing. This is by no means an exhaustive list of all the the varied conditions for which massage therapy has been indicated in treatment or management of symptoms.
Massage therapy can help decrease pain
Massage therapy supports digestion and immunity
Because massage calms our “fight or flight” response, as well as stimulates the area of the nervous system that regulates the digestive system and the immune system, massage therapy has been shown to contribute to a better state of overall health and well-being.
Massage therapy increases range of motion
Massage therapy is good for your heart
Even in one single treatment massage therapy has been shown to reduce blood pressure (temporarily) as well as heart rate.
Massage therapy may decrease anxiety
Massage therapy has been indicated in the treatment of:
TMJ Disorder, migraines, tension headaches, muscle pain, Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Thoracic Outlet Syndrome), functional constipation, Osteoarthritis, Scoliosis, nerve entrapment as well as numerous other medical conditions.