Massage Therapy

After decades of being equated as hedonistic exercise for the pampered and bored or even worse, a wink-and-nod cover for prostitution, one of the world’s oldest health care treatments is out of the parlor and it’s finding enormous popularity among millions of Americans.

Massage therapy provides relief to people from all walks of life. The weekend athlete  the home gardener, the over-stressed executive, secretaries, waitresses, laborers, virtually any active person can feel a need for massage therapy.

Numerous research studies conducted in the the United States, Europe, and Asia have documented that far beyond simply “feeling good,” massage therapy has an impressive range of physical, mental, and emotional benefits, including:

• Physically relaxes the body
• Lowers blood pressure
• Slows respiration
• Stretches connective tissues
• Improves skin tone
• Speeds the removal of metabolic waste
• Relieves tired & aching muscles
• Improves muscle tone
• Increases blood and lymph circulation
• Speeds recovery from injuries and illness
• Reduces swelling
• Improves posture
• Increases tissue metabolism
• Calms the nervous system
• Reduces heart rate
• Loosens tight muscles
• Reduces chronic pain
• Increases red blood cell counts
• Stimulates the release of endorphins
• Relieves cramps and muscle spasms
• Increases flexibility and range of motion
• Promotes deeper more effective breathing
• Strengthens immune system
• Reduces scarring
• Reduces tension headaches
• Decreases muscle deterioration

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