Massage Therapy: Springtime RenewalAuthor: Massage Heights
Are you ready to rejuvenate your health and wellness for spring? Start by incorporating massage therapy into your wellness routine and expect a springtime renewal! Massage offers a host of health benefits that can give you increased energy, better circulation and overall wellness. Here are just a few of the reasons you should schedule a therapeutic massage at Massage Heights today.
Lower Your Stress and Tension Levels
Therapeutic massage has been proven to help reduce stress and tension in your body by increasing circulation through manual pressure enacting your blood vessels to dilate”, helping you achieve lower blood pressure and heart rate. If you are trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle to improve your cardiovascular health, massage is a wonderful addition to your routine, especially when combined with healthy eating and regular exercise.
Flexibility and Range of Motion
If you are an active person, you want the best care for your body. Adding massage therapy is a great way to enhance your physical performance, giving your muscles the care they need for added flexibility and range of motion. Top athletes use massage to help improve muscle repair and reduce pain after strenuous use; techniques such as passive and active stretching, cross fiber tissue manipulation, and fascia release are used to achieve this. The same benefits can be gained by anyone with an active lifestyle, regardless of their level of activity.
Improved Mental State
Massage therapy helps your body and mind to relax. People who receive regular massage therapy notice an improved sense of well-being and feel less daily anxiety and stress. Many mental health professionals recommend massage to their patients to combat depression and anxiety disorders. Clinical studies have proven that massage increases your feel good hormones serotonin and dopamine, while reducing the stress hormone cortisol. Your mental state is as important to your overall health as being physically fit. Give both your mind and body the relief they need by adding therapeutic massage to your wellness routine.
This spring, don’t fall victim to illness. Massage therapy has been used to promote health, including helping improve many medical conditions. The increased circulation and reduction of tension in the body can aid in helping bolster the body’s immune system and allow it to heal faster by increasing the number of lymphocytes, these are white blood cells who’s primary goal is to defend the body from disease. People with asthma, heart disease and many other medical conditions have noticed improvements in their health with regular massage.
If you suffer from pain from an injury or ongoing health issue, massage therapy can be a way to reduce or manage your pain. Massage can release endorphins from your brain, the natural pain-killers that most drugs only try to mimic. People with arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and many other health issues that cause pain have used massage as part of their health program. For many, massage offers a relief from their pain both during and for a prolonged period after their massage.
Spring is the perfect time to find new ways to improve your health and well-being. At Massage Heights, we offer a wide variety of massage therapy options to help you achieve better health to spur your springtime renewal into action. Request a Reservation today at one of our many Retreats to experience the benefits of adding massage therapy to your wellness routine.