Massage has been around for thousands of years as a technique to relax and heal from pain and stress.
In recent years, the medical establishment has embraced the role of massage for its role in relieving pain and reducing stress. The relaxing properties of massage include physiological and psychological changes that help the body heal. Research shows that the befits of therapeutic touch extend to chronic illnesses, preterm infants, hospice patients, athletes, and hardworking individuals.
Massage helps with Stress Management
Massage is good for both body and mind, promoting both physical and emotional healing.
Having a massage has the potential to decrease anxiety, lower blood pressure, increase healthy blood circulation, improve your sleep, reduce fatigue, and improve concentration.
When you are stressed, taking the time for a massage session is often the ticket to helping you get through stressful periods without overtaxing your body, which has the power to jump-start healing.