Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
*Enhanced sleep quality.
*Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
*Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
*Ease medication dependence.
*Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.
*Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
*Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
*Improve the condition of the body's largest organ—the skin.
*Increase joint flexibility.
*Lessen depression and anxiety.
*Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
*Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
*Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling.
*Reduce spasms and cramping.
*Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
*Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller.
*Relieve migraine pain.