Benefits of massage

Massage eases stress because it:
• Gives you more energy
• Improves your outlook on life
• Reduces injury and illness
• Relieves asthma, anxiety, and insomnia
• Provides supportive therapy

Massage relieves injuries because it:
• Soothes tendinitis and carpal-tunnel syndrome
• Reduces swelling and pain
• Promotes healing and reduces scar formation
• Increases flexibility and strength

Massage prevents complications because it:
• Improves circulation
• Lowers blood pressure
• Improves posture
• Stimulates intestinal movement

Massage therapy is safe and effective if used for stress management but it is also widely used to help patients obtain relief from many specific problems, including the following:
• Migraine
• Post injury rehabilitation
• Whiplash
• Respiratory problems
• Arthritis
• Circulatory problems
• Frozen shoulder
• Neuritis/neuralgia
• Tendinitis/bursitis
• Neck and shoulder tension
• Low back pain
• Digestive/lower bowel problems
• Muscle spasm
• Pseudo-sciatica (leg aches)

The benefits of massage therapy include reduced pain, faster recovery time, decreased stress & tension, increased relaxation, improved sleep patterns, increased range of motion & strengthening the immune system. 
Massage therapy can treat many conditions such as tendonitis, bursitis, sprains & strains, sports & overuse injuries such as shin splints, repetitive strain injuries such as Carpal Tunnel and musculoskeletal syndromes involving the neck & back. Whether you are a recreational or competitive athlete, massage therapy is an effective treatment both before & after an event.  It aids in both the prevention of muscle & tendon injuries & treats existing pain, strain & discomfort. Should injury occur, athletes are able to recover more quickly having participated in therapeutic massage.