Body & Soul Massage Therapy
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Benefits of Massage

Discover the wonderful benefits of massage

The three most sited reasons for getting therapeutic massage are relaxation, relief of sore muscles, stiffness or spasm and stress reduction.

There are approximately 5 million receptors in our skin, 3000 in a fingertip. Touch stimulates the release of endorphins (the body's natural pain killer) a touch can reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure.

Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress related. Perhaps nothing ages us faster internally and externally than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:

 

  • Lessen anxiety and depression
  • Relieve migraine pain
  • Enhanced sleep quality
  • Improved concentration
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduced fatigue
  • Reduced blood pressure
  • Promotes faster healing of injured muscle tissue
  • Improves posture
  • Improves joint flexibility 
  • Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts
  • Promotes faster healing of injured muscle tissue
  • Improve the condition of the the skin, promoting tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
  • Reduce postsurgery adhesions and swelling
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles
  • Greater energy
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