Benefits of Massage / by Kim Kirby

Most of you know the basic benefits of massage, such as relaxation and increased circulation.  Here are some other not so well known benefits:

Massage can help manage anxiety and depression by reducing the levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Massage can improve sleep by the affect that it has on delta waves

Massage can ease pain, but can also help with stiffness and better range of motion

Massage can boost immunity by increasing disease-fighting white blood cells and by decreasing stress

Massage can help with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), by helping with bloating, aches and pains, and mood swings

Massage can help raise your alertness

Massage can help curb headaches, such as migraines or tension headaches

Massage can help ease cancer treatment by reducing the fatigue, pain, anxiety, depression and nausea that cancer patients endure (Note:  consult your doctor to ensure massage therapy is safe with your cancer treatment).

We are always available if you have questions and/or would like to schedule a session to get started toward better health and a better you. 


Lacy Parish