Massage is all a matter of signature. We are all sensual beings and as a result our bodies respond well to massage and human contact. When there is touch, more healing occurs.
These are some of known health benefits of Massage Therapy:
Improves blood flow, thus allowing increased nutrients and oxygen to be delivered to treated areas including areas which have been hurt or have undergone overexertion.
Helps to reduce blood pressure.
Relieves stress and encourage awareness of wellbeing.
Relaxes injured muscles, reducing cramps, and muscle spasms
Stimulates the release of their bodies’ natural endorphins which may aid in pain control.
In reality, increasing evidence show that massage therapy will help to reinforce the immune system of a person. Some studies reveal of cellular changes in immune function following massage therapy, including the new research on healthy women that indicates increases in disease-fighting white blood cells and natural killer-cell activity.
Before a Massage Therapy session, you might wish to talk to the Massage Therapist as to your treatment objectives. Different combinations of massage techniques might be used to attain these goals. For instance, in case you have a sports injury, you might wish to have specific massage strokes targeted to reduce swelling and to improve blood flow in that area. Or the therapy session may just be an overall de-stressing and relaxing one.
If you agree that most of today’s illnesses are the result of stress-related issues, then Massage Therapy which assists in the reduction of stress, can really help in the process of building white blood cells. To get a better immune system and reduced stress levels, try Massage Therapy today!