Surprising health benefits of massage

Many people think that massage therapy is only for relaxation. That is true except for the term, ”only.” It can have several beneficial effects on the state of your health. However, before you choose massage therapy as a treatment option for any health issues, you should discuss this choice with your doctor.

Below are some of the surprising benefits of massage:

It can improve circulation
When you go for regular massage therapy in Brampton and are consistent, you enhance circulation in your body. Why is it necessary you may ask? As the therapist applies pressure on specific parts of the body, it causes blood to flow through the damaged and congested areas.

With proper circulation, stiff, damaged and tense muscles get an abundant supply of blood which plays a vital role in promoting healing. Also, as lymph fluid circulates in the body, it carries waste from the organs and muscles. In turn, you have low blood pressure levels and improvement in body function.

Boosts Mood
If you have been to a massage session in our Brampton center, you know the good feeling that one has after a therapy session. This benefit may also apply to patients who suffer from depression. Researchers from Taiwan analyzed several studies and concluded that massage could be used to reduce symptoms of depression.

It offers relief from chronic
Several studies have been conducted to test the effectiveness of massage therapy in pain relief. In one study regarding back pain, it showed that massage produced better results than spinal modification or acupuncture.
It has also proven effective in reducing the frequency of migraines in patients, and offer pain relief in patients with osteoarthritis.

Improves one’s immune system
With the blood and lymph fluid circulating correctly after a massage, it boosts the circulation of lymphocytes and white blood cells which help to fight infection.

At our center, we have expert Registered Massage Therapist in Brampton who are keen on providing quality services to the clients. We offer them a listening ear and advice them on the suitable technique that meets their desires.

How can Getting a Massage, benefit me?

Massage therapy has been a form of treatment among different cultures for many years. It can be traced back to Indians, Chinese, Ancient Greek, Egyptians among others. It is an alternative treatment protocol that involves the manipulation or kneading of the muscles of the body and soft tissue, too.

There is a wide variety of techniques in existence that fall into the broad category of massage therapy. Each method varies from the other concerning intensity, touch and pressure applied during the procedure. Some of the conventional processes include:

  1. Deep Massage: this technique focuses on the deep layers of one’s muscles, and also the connective tissue. It involves forceful and slow strokes.
  1. Reflexology: in this form of massage therapy our massage therapist in Brampton will focus his or her pressure to specific parts of your body, referred to as reflex points. These are parts of your body that relate to all other areas of the body.
  1. Baby massage: Babies, even premature babies can benefit from massage therapy. It helps treat issues with sleeping, colic and even constipation.
  1. Swedish massage: this form of therapy is usually gentle. The therapist kneads, uses long strokes and deep circular movements to get you energized and help you relax.

What are the Benefits of Massage?

Massage therapy is an alternative form of treatment that has been in practice over the years. The following are its advantages:

  • After undergoing surgery, massage therapy can be applied to relax your muscles, improve movement of joints and circulation. It also helps to increase your flexibility.
  • During and after your massage appointment, you are going to feel relaxed. It has been used to treat anxiety and depression too.
  • It helps ease muscle pain. Massage is an effective treatment for chronic pain as it promotes and improves circulation.
  • A good massage will encourage a restful sleep. It is helpful especially for those undergoing radiation or chemotherapy. Our RMTs in Brampton can also perform infant massage to help children sleep better.
  • Massage therapy is also an effective reliever of headaches and migraines. It reduces the frequency of migraines and helps an individual to sleep better.

If you are looking for massage therapy in Brampton, you can visit our center. It is not just a treatment option; a good massage will help you feel relaxed while relieving you of stress. We are all aware that stress is the number one contributor to many diseases, right?