• Health benefits to receiving massage:
    In this age of technology, Massage offers a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach to allow the body to help heal itself.

    Improves Circulation and Immune Function
    One of the greatest health benefits to massage is that it increases circulation allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into the tissues and vital organs. This means your blood and oxygen is distributed throughout your body which will naturally help it heal.
    The body also releases hormones which can also help your body naturally relax (serotonin), decrease stress (cortisol) and decrease sensation of pain (endorphins). Our body is a natural wonder, it WANTS to be efficient and work without difficulty.
    Stimulates the flow of lymph, the body’s natural defense system against toxins.

    Improves Posture
    The head, neck, shoulder, back and hip alignment all refer to your posture. When one or more of these body parts are off of center, it puts extra strain on your muscles, spine and joints. (picture square building wooden blocks that are not centered over one another, it will wobble and is not durable to withstand outside force).

    Helps Manage Pain
    Endorphins are our body’s natural pain reliever. This hormone can be distributed naturally when massaged. Through a variety of massage techniques we are able to help you decrease pain perception and manage your pain levels. Massage also reduces muscle spasms and cramps. Massage is being used in chronic illness, injury and recovery from surgery to control and relieve pain.

    It has been suggested that having a massage 1 to 2 days prior to a surgery or procedure can help a patient reduce the amount of pain medications used the day of and after the procedure as well as the patient is less anxious over the procedure / surgery.

    Enhances Post-Operative Recovery and Recovery
    after Injury

    After a surgery our body naturally swells through this tissue and you may experience pain. Massage can help decrease recovery time and pain though light touch and also when performed correctly it can help distribute this swelling and relieve tension to the body part. Massage also promotes increased circulation of blood supply and oxygen to the tissue to help promote healing as well as help manage this swelling and reduce strain to the joints. Reduces and realign’s scar tissue after healing has occurred.

    Makes Us Feel Good
    As some of us go through life under a lot of stress from our families, work, friends, and ill health conditions. This can all lead to depression as well. Massage will help you “just feel good” and relieve the anxieties of everyday stressors mentally AND physically. You don’t have to wait to hurt or be stressed to justify receiving a massage! You deserve to feel good and guilt free!

    Improves Flexibility and Range Of Motion
    Through a variety of massage techniques such as (NMT= NeuroMuscular Therapy) this will impact the muscle attachments to the bone and tension throughout the muscle and joint. This can decrease the muscle tension, increase the amount of movement available through the joint and improve muscle flexibility and or joint mobility. In general, a good massage session can relax your body enough to ease stress and improve the muscle’s elasticity

    Relieves Tension Headaches
    There is a variety of massage techniques which can be used to address specifically the head and neck. It can be treated with Deep Tissue, trigger point release as well as Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Myofascial Release (MFR), Craniosacral therapy and visualization.