Showing posts from August, 2013

6 tips for active aging

Massage is a necessity diguised as a luxury.

 I've found that over the last 2 years of being a massage therapist that many people are under the impression that massage is only a luxury item. 

The type of work I do is geared toward relieving pain. My goal is to break long term pain cycles for my clients, whether it be from a long term condition or a more recent injury. I firmly believe massage therapy is a necessity for everyone to help us cope with our daily stresses.

The Benefits Of Massage
What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can:
Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.Ease medication dependence.Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.Improve the co…