Massage provides benefits for both specific ailments and conditions and general physical and emotional well-being.
From a general perspective massage provides a sense of being cared for, comfort and emotional connection to the therapist. Massage relaxes the nervous system and increases relaxation and well-being.
Specific benefits of massage treatment include: Stress reduction, muscle tension reduction and pain reduction in conditions like arthritis, sciatica and muscle spasms.
Massage improves blood circulation, and betters oxygen and nutrients delivery to the cells.
Massage does also improve disposal of the body’s waste products by stimulating the lymphatic system.