Do I need a massage?

The short answer is, probably. Massage is for more than just relaxation. As a complimentary treatment for many medical conditions, massage is being recommended or prescribed more frequently than ever before. While there are many ways massage helps promote health and relaxation, here are just a few ways it might improve the quality of your life;

Arthritis patients are turning to massage to help with pain and stiffness in muscles and joints. It has been proven to be effective for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis to increase range of motion and hand grip strength, when combined with medical treatment.

Massage provides benefits to your Cardiovascular Health by stimulating circulation to the muscles, organs and tissue, blood vessels are dilated, lowering blood pressure, your sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) is impacted; normalizing your heart rate and it helps the cells to exchange substances, such as oxygen.

Massage has been shown in studies to reduce Anxiety and Depression when used in conjunction with a supervised medical program.

Massage isn’t just for relaxation. Call today to see how we can help you be your best, most healthy self.

Sarah Landers, LMT

Seneca Chiropractic & Family Wellness

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