Massage therapy is recognized as one of the world’s oldest healing practices—it’s referenced in medical texts going back nearly 4,000 years!
Medically speaking, the Massage Therapy Act of 1991 states that, the purpose of massage therapy is to prevent, develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain.
So massage therapy offers immediate benefits, by reducing and often eliminating pain its real strength lies in prevention, improving joint mobility, circulation, and immune system functionality and increasing lymphatic drainage and overall body awareness.
We all have stress. It upsets our body’s delicate balance and functions. Renewing this balance demands a holistic (whole body), therapeutic approach. Your muscles are not the only parts of you treated through massage your circulatory and nervous systems also respond, helping promote an overall feeling of well-being.
Massage therapy is a proven complementary therapy that produces highly effective results for the following health issues
- Back, leg, and neck pain
- Stress and stress-related conditions
- Anxiety and depression
- Pregnancy and labour support
- Palliative care Post-surgical rehabilitation
- Sports injuries
- Muscle tension and spasm
- Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Asthma and Emphysema
- Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
- Strains and sprains
- Fractures and edema
- Cancer treatment support
- Chronic Fatigue syndrome
- Kyphosis and Scoliosis
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease