For many years there have been claims on the benefits of massage therapy. The Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals organization has compiled client feedback following massage therapy sessions and notes the following observations.

General Benefits

  • Reduces stress
  • Relieves headaches
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Rejuvenates the body after periods of little to no sleep

Musculoskeletal Benefits

  • Decreases neck, shoulder and back pain
  • Relieves sore muscles
  • Speeds muscle recovery post workout
  • Improves range of motion

Clinical Benefits

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves immune system functions, potentially reducing seasonal illness
  • Decreases anxiety and depression
  • Breaks down scar tissue and reduces swelling after surgeries