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4 Benefits of Massage Therapy

4 Benefits of Massage Therapy

4 Benefits of Massage Therapy

There is a misconception that there are no benefits of massage therapy, aside from feeling good. The benefits of massage therapy include relief from tension and stress and lowering blood pressure. The skilled hands of massage therapists can melt away your stress as well as your aches and pains. People tend to enjoy a restorative sleep after massage therapy because they tend to fall asleep faster. This improves the sense of well-being and boosts your immune system.

Some of the benefits of massage therapy include:

  • Relaxation
  • Increases joint movement
  • Improves blood circulations
  • Releases tension
  • Increases nutrition to muscles
  • Relieves pain, swelling, strain, and cramps.

Treatment for the Symptoms of Various Diseases

Massage therapy is beneficial for many chronic diseases. Some of the things massage therapy can help with are:

  • Diabetes
  • Depression and fatigue
  • Quitting smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • Arthritis
  • Lower back pain

It is proven that massage therapy relieves tension and stress, which cause disease and illness in our modern lifestyles.

Relaxation

People can enjoy the benefits of massage therapy in their busy lives when they don’t have the time for winding down or resting. For many people, massage therapy means relaxation. Some of the ways that massage therapy can help to relax you are:

  • You will sleep better.
  • The body heals quicker.
  • It relaxes both mind and body.

Massage therapy increases your circulation, bringing oxygen and other nutrients to the body’s cells. We sometimes apply magnetic punch therapy which is used for relaxation of the body. The most painful parts of the body tend to be the neck and shoulders. Massage therapy for neck and shoulder pain can relieve you from both pain and stress.

Treats Muscles and Ligaments

One of the benefits of massage therapy is that it treats the underlying problem with your muscles and ligaments. If you feel a lot of pain suddenly, muscle or ligament injuries or tightness can be the cause of it. We can give you a massage for the pulled muscles and ligaments and you can live a virtually pain-free life. We apply deep tissue massage that can release restrictions of the ligaments, tendons, and muscles. There are some other well-known methods, including:

  • Trigger point therapy
  • Thai therapy
  • Polarity therapy

Boosting Your Cardiovascular System

The benefits of massage therapy include the cardio-vascular performance and stamina which is highly related with blood circulation. The problems caused by poor blood circulation are:

  • Reduced functioning of muscles and joints
  • Reduced oxygen supply in the body
  • Cells don’t get essential energy

Those who have poor cardiovascular systems may suffer from high blood pressure. Massage therapy increases the blood circulation to your heart. This reduces the pressure on the essential organs and obviously lowers the blood pressure keeping you healthy. So your heart does not need to work as hard to circulate blood throughout the body.

Taking advantage of massage therapy can help you prevent future health-related problems. Your body is ready to fight with all kinds of diseases when your deep tissues and muscles are in good condition. If you visit Tempe Chiropractor, you don’t need to take pain relievers, waiting day after day, to reduce the pain. You can feel better that same day!

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