The Benefits of Massage Therapy
There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.
Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by;
Reducing or eliminating pain.
Improving joint mobility.
Improving lymphatic drainage.
Reducing muscular tension.
Massage therapy can be used for the treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. A therapist can work with a wide variety of clients in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation and disability.
Massage Therapists today use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish, Remedial and modern massage therapy techniques with other therapies to treat their clients. There has been a wide variety of research proving the benefits of massage therapy for various conditions.
The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy, when provided by a Registered Massage Therapist, can prove beneficial:
Anxiety and depression
Asthma and Emphysema
Back, leg, and neck pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
Chronic Fatigue syndrome
Fractures and edema
Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
Kyphosis and Scoliosis
Muscle tension and spasm
Pregnancy and labour support
Strains and sprains
Stress and stress related conditions
Massage Therapy can also be used as part of a preventative care program.
This includes sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management, and many more. Together, you and your therapist will develop a treatment plan based on your needs. The treatment plan can be changed at any time and you have no obligation to undergo any part of treatment. Your treatment begins after you've given your informed consent during a free consultation .