Generally, massage is known to affect the
circulation of blood and the flow of blood
and lymph, reduce muscular tension or
flaccidity, affect the nervous system
through stimulation or sedation, and
enhance tissue healing. These effects
provide a number of benefits:

  • reduction of muscle tension and
    stiffness
  • relief of muscle spasm
  • greater flexibility and range of motion
  • increase of the ease and efficiency of
    movement
  • relief of stress and aide of relaxation
  • promotion of deeper and easier
    breathing
  • improvement of the circulation of
    blood and movement of lymph
  • relier of tension-related conditions,
    such as headaches a eyestrain
  • promotion of faster healing of soft
    tissue injuries, such as pulled muscles
    and sprained ligaments, and
    reduction in pain and swelling
    related to such injuries
  • reduction in the formation of
    excessive scar tissue, following soft
    tissue injuries
  • enhancement in the health and
    nourishment of skin
  • improvement in posture through
    changing tension patterns that affect
    posture
  • reduction in stress and an excellent
    stress management tool
  • creation of a feeling of well-being
  • reduction in levels of anxiety
  • increase in awareness of the mind-
    body connection
  • promotion of a relaxed state of
    mental awareness
Massage is not anymore the luxury, but it is
basically Practitioner Medicine!!!
Massage therapy also has a number of
documented clinical benefits. For
example, massage can reduce anxiety,
improve pulmonary function in young
patients, reduce psycho-emotional
distress in persons suffering from chronic
inflammatory bowel disease, increase
weight and improve motor development
in premature infants, and may enhance
immune system functioning.
Some medical conditions that massage
therapy can help are:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma and bronchitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and other
    repetitive motion injuries
  • Chronic and temporary pain
  • Circulatory problems
  • Depression
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalagia
  • Tensions headache
  • Temporomandibular joint
    dysfunction(TMJ)
  • Insomnia
  • Myofascial pain
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Sport injuries
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Plantar fascitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Medial epicondylitis(Tennis elbow)
  • Whiplash injuries