The effects of Therapeutic Massage on the body are greatly rewarding.
The human body is taxed in so many ways each and everyday and it is known that regular exercise helps the body maintain and improve itself.
But just like regular exercise, massage will aid in the recovery and enhance the overall well-being of the body.
The muscles are what most people think of when thinking of benefits. This is true but far from the only benefits.
The Skin- Improves tone and elasticity
Improves skin nourishment
Helps glandular functions
Circulatory System- Improves oxygen capacity of blood 10-15%
Improves cell nutrition
Decrease blood pressure
Muscular System- Relieves tension and stiffness
Increase flexibility and range of motion
Relax and stimulate fibers
Reduces fibrosis and adhesions in fibers
Relieves tight and sore muscles
Lymphatic System- Flushes out toxins and metabolic waste
Nervous System- Stimulates nerves
Release of endorphins
Promotes a state of well-being
Skelatal System- Assist in proper body alignment
Relieves stiff joints
And of course Massage feels good!