N-Healing Therapy and Massage
Massage is defined as a manual therapy that manipulates the body’s soft tissues for therapeutic purposes by rubbing, kneading, or tapping. We all know that this type of therapy helps us relax and treat ourselves, but what many people don’t realize is that massage has a plethora of therapeutic benefits for the body, mind, and spirit. These include, among other things, the reduction of muscle tension, pain, stress, and depression. Touch has a powerful effect on everyone, from newborns to the elderly, and plays an important role in the survival process, as studies have repeatedly demonstrated.
Therapeutic massage is ideal for treating certain conditions and can be performed by a licensed or certified professional to aid in the healing of soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions, as well as overall recovery. A trained therapist can take a patient’s complete history, identify contraindications, and make additional referrals.
Regular massages make it simple to relieve discomfort, reduce stress, and improve bodily relaxation and functionality. According to research, each session provides numerous health benefits, making it an important part of your healthy lifestyle. Make an appointment today to benefit in a variety of ways, including the following:
Relieve Muscle Pain
This is the most commonly cited advantage of massage therapy. Massage has the ability to provide general pain relief to the entire body, whether the pain is mild or chronic, the result of an injury or everyday activity. The massage therapist uses targeted pressure to help clients relax and get both short- and long-term pain relief.
Banish Anxiety & Depression
Many clients fall asleep during a full-body massage. That’s how relaxing a typical session can be. But for long-term stress relief, massage delivers the goods. People who receive massage regularly are better able to deal with stress, have less of it and are generally more content. For example, when someone has a massage once per month, the brain learns to release pain-killing endorphins into the bloodstream on a regulated basis, causing a lasting effect that helps eliminate common types of emotional stress.
Boost Sleep Quality
Massages can help people of all ages relax, and even those suffering from serious illnesses can benefit from this holistic therapy. Furthermore, infant parents can use a gentle technique to soothe their babies and help them sleep more.
Improves Posture and Flexibility
Sports massage can help with overall posture and flexibility. Some people seek massage solely for these reasons. Massage, when combined with a regular stretching routine, helps many adults keep muscles pain-free and allows for a fuller range of motion in all limbs and the torso.
Massage has been shown in studies to increase patients’ white blood cell count, which helps the body defend itself against disease. Furthermore, patients with autoimmune disorders can benefit from improved immune functions by making this simple lifestyle change.
A therapeutic massage session is all you need to say goodbye to your problems and improve your physical and emotional well-being, whether you want to relax, reduce muscle tension, or relieve chronic pain.
Healing Touch Spa offers a variety of holistic massages delivered by certified therapists to meet the needs of our clients. Learn more about our therapeutic bodywork services by clicking here.