Benefits of Massage


Therapeutic massage has many physical, mental, and emotional benefits, making use of the mind-body connection.


Physical Benefits

  • Eases pain and stiffness caused by arthritis, fibromyalgia and other chronic conditions
  • Improves circulation and blood flow
  • Supports immune function by stimulating the lymphatic system
  • Improves flexibility and range of motion
  • Relieves tension headaches and migraines
  • Relieves low back (lumbar) pain
  • Relieves neck (cervical spine) pain
  • Relieves insomnia and improves sleep

Mental & Emotional Benefits

  • Helps with depression and anxiety by lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol by up to 53% (Cortisol can drive up blood pressure and blood sugar levels and suppress the immune system)
  • Massage increases dopamine and serotonin – neurotransmitters that help reduce depression
  • Reduces stress – the CDC estimates that 80-90% of doctor visits are prompted by stress
  • Eases anxiety; slows down a racing mind
  • Helps with processing past emotional and physical traumas
  • Grounding
  • Helps with presence and mindfulness

Get Out Of Your Head and Into Your Body