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Do you feel low on energy and dynamism?

A good massage can restore your energy balance.

Massage Therapy is an ancient form of healing used by thousands of people today for its therapeutic benefits and ability to promote relaxation.

Historically, massage has been known for its numerous benefits as early as the 2nd century BC. It was Hippocrates in the fifth century who espoused the benefits of rubbing a joint.


Why do people seek Massage Therapy?

o Back pain
o Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and endpoints
o Stress relief and stress-related conditions
o Headaches and migraines
o Muscle and related conditions such as spasms, strains and sprains
o Repetitive strain injury such as carpal tunnel syndrome
o Circulatory and respiratory problems
o Post-injury and post surgical rehabilitation

Massage Therapy relieves stress. It helps the body's stress response by lowering levels of stress hormones and has a beneficial effect on the immune system.

Massage therapy cannot cure or stop the progression of any of these conditions, but massage can most assuredly ease the symptoms associated with inflammation and help improve the quality of life of someone affected.

The benefits of massage include:
o increase in circulation
o increase in flexibility and mobility
o decrease in pain and inflammation
o relief of muscle aches and stiffness
o a sense of overall relaxation and wellness

Precautions

Massage Therapy is not recommended ...
o for people with infectious skin disease,
o rash, or open wounds immediately after surgery
o immediately after chemotherapy or radiation, unless recommended by your doctor for people who are prone to blood clots.
o There is a risk of blood clots being dislodged.

If you have heart disease, check with your doctor before having a massage Also:

o Pregnant women should check with their doctor first if they are considering getting massage. Massage in pregnant women should be done by massage therapists who are certified in pregnancy massage.
o Massage should not be done directly over bruises, inflamed skin, unhealed wounds,tumors, abdominal hernia, or areas of recent fractures.
o Don't eat a heavy meal before the massage

 
     
 
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