Why Do People Get Massage Therapy?
People get massage therapy for relaxation or for a variety of health conditions such as:
Muscle and related conditions, spasms, sprains and strains: achilles injuries, back, neck & shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, golf elbow, groin & hamstring injuries, heavy physical activity (such as athletes), muscle pain or tightness, plantar fasciitis, repetitive strain injury (such as carpal tunnel syndrome), shin splints, stiff joints, tennis elbow, whiplash, etc
Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis/osteoarthritis and tendinitis
Post-injury and post surgical rehabilitation, pain management, postural problems
Stress relief and stress-related conditions, anxiety and depression, emotionally-related conditions, headaches and migraines, relaxation
Massage Therapy helps to: relieve aches, pains & stress, reduce adhesions, increase blood flow, increase circulation, improve digestion, enhance immune function, ease insomnia, release pressure on nerves, lessen premenstrual syndrome (PMS), break up scar tissue, decrease swelling, reduce stress, stimulate systemic healing responses, reduce touch deficit, release trigger points, and more.
And the best reason to get massage is because it feels good!