Some of the Benefits of Massage Therapy are that it stimulates the Parasympathetic nervous system signaling the body to Rest and Digest. This enhances metabolism and facilitates circulation, by dilating blood vessels, it improving the functions of the bodies natural enzymes. This leads to an increased break down of nutrients and an excretion of lactic acid, free fatty acids, and subcutaneous fat, and the removal of uric acid and other acidic waste products from muscle cells through the Lymphatic system much more effectively.
Massage Reduces Pain by increasing Endorphins, the bodies natural pain killers.
Massage encourages Lymphatic movement improving our immune system and reducing edema.
Massage assists in fat excretion.
Massage increases red blood cells carrying oxygen to our tissue.
Massage temporarily reduces our blood pressure.
The long deep strokes elongate the muscle fibers which takes stress off the skeletal frame
Massage allows muscles to relax therefore tightness and spasms are reduced.
Deeper Massage breaks up adhesions which live in our tissue and fascia, and allows for breaking up and re-aligning of scar tissue and reduction of knots and trigger-points.
Massage help distribute synovial fluid within the joint allowing for a greater range of motion and re-educates our joints to their full range of motion.
Massage is helpful in recovering from injury, surgery and expedites recovery time for Athletes.
Massage reduces fatigue and signs of aging, and produces an analgesic effect.
Massage is Restorative and Nurturing to the Mind, Body and Spirit. Massage is a form of self care and Feels Wonderful.