Common Conditions that Benefit from Massage

Conditions that can be treated with massage include, but are not limited to:

  • muscle tension
  • low-back pain
  • arthritis
  • sports injuries
  • weak, tight, or cramped muscles
  • migraine headaches
  • allergies
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • stiff joints
  • fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

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Benefits of Massage

Massage and related bodywork have many benefits, including physical, mental and emotional benefits.

Physical Benefits of Massage

  • Relaxes the body
  • Calms the nervous system
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces heart rate
  • Slows respiration
  • Loosens tight muscles
  • Stretches connective tissues
  • Reduces acute and chronic pain
  • Improves skin tone
  • Increases blood and lymphatic circulation
  • Speeds the removal of metabolic waste
  • Increases red blood cell count
  • Stimulates the release of endorphins
  • Improves muscle tone
  • Relieves cramps and muscle spasms
  • Increases flexibility and range of motion
  • Promotes deeper more effective breaching
  • Speeds recovery from injuries and illness
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Reduces swelling
  • Reduces scarring
  • Improves posture
  • Reduces tension headaches
  • Increases tissue metabolism
  • Decreases muscular deterioration

Mental Benefits of Massage

  • Reduces mental stress
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Calms a bad temper
  • Natural anti-depressant
  • Induces mental relaxation
  • Improves creativity
  • Improves concentration

Emotional Benefits of Massage

  • Reduces anxiety
  • Anti-depressant
  • Enhances self-image
  • Provides a feeling of well-being
  • Promotes greater expression

For more information about the benefits of massage see the Learn/Benefits of Massage and the Benefits of Massage articles on massagetherapy.com.