Massage Therapy Facts
A one hour massage equates to 7-8 hours of sleep. So if you are feeling low on battery, run down and exhausted throughout the day, perhaps your body is just begging you for a massage to re-energize?
Did you know massage therapy may be the oldest form of medical care discovered. Egyptian tomb paintings in the “Tomb of the Physician” show people being massaged as a form of medication.
A massage increases serotonin levels that play an important role in the regulation of one’s mood, sleep, and appetite. Serotonin also contributes to feeling happiness.
A massage stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers.
Massage Therapy enhances attentiveness, mental clarity, and emotional balance.
Prenatal massage increases circulation, promotes relaxation, prepares the muscles for childbirth, and enhances joint flexibility.
Massage Therapy can help decrease the occurrence of headaches, sleep disturbances and distress symptoms such as indigestion and upset stomach.
Lymph Drainage Massage relieves swelling that happens when medical treatment or illness' block parts of your lymphatic system. The massage helps imrove the flow of the lymph through the body, relieving ache and pains, while boosting the body’s immunity system.