When we think of massages, most of us conjure the feeling of relaxation and calmness. That’s one very relevant way to think of massage, however surprisingly, it gives many more benefits to our physical, mental, even emotional state.
If you have been sitting all day, massages can help counteract the negative effects of being sedentary. While getting a massage does not and should not replace being active, it can ease your physical symptoms and help you maintain healthy soft tissues. Along with chiropractic care, postural stress may be effectively treated with regular massages.
Do you have muscle pain? Most of us do at some time in our lives, however did you know you can help ease it with massage therapy? It increases circulation, which helps to bring essential nutrients to every cell in the body, therefore easing symptoms. You can even do it on your own. Self-massages have become useful for busy individuals, including those with TMJ pain (Tempro-mandibular joint). Just take a moment off whatever you’re doing and massage your jaw muscles to feel instantly relaxed.
Massage therapy is for everyone, even kids and babies. If your child suffers from colic, acid reflux, and other issues, massaging can be a calming treatment for a good night’s sleep, among many other symptoms related to a sympathetic dominant nervous system.
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