Holistic/Swedish Massage

What is massage?

Massage is a non invasive, relaxing, de-stressing natural therapy to ease tired, tense muscles, which promotes a sense of well being.  Massage is a combination of various movements used to manipulate tissues, gentle stroking to invigorating friction techniques for different therapeutic effects. Massage can alleviate lower back pain to improve a range of motion, improves the lymphatic system, the bodies natural defence system, which in turn increases joint flexibility by stretching tight muscles.

Massage is a way of attaining and maintaining good health. Healing aching muscle’s, insomnia, headaches, tension and stress. The basis of massage is touch, combined with friendliness, warmth, sympathy and security, has a powerful effect on people’s health. It helps people who are irritable or depressed and can also help to improve their sleep pattern.

Benefits

Massage therapy aims to comfort, soothe and relax the body. Massage may help to improve circulation, waste removal, aid digestion, invigorate and relax muscles. It may also encourage increased blood flow which nourish the tissues and may encourage healing, and reduce oedema.  Massage also improves muscle tone, balance and posture.  It can help reduce blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

Massage may also assist to alleviate sciatica, pumping oxygen and nutrients into the tissues and vital organs, improving circulation. Reducing spasms and cramping, relaxing tired and over used muscles, helping arthritis sufferer’s.

Massage releases endorphins that work as the bodies natural painkiller, relieving headaches and migraines. Massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress, as a majority of all disease’s are stress related. Nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage eliminates anxiety, enhances sleep quality, increases energy flow, improving concentration, reduces fatigue.

Having regular massage can do you the world of good. Consider massage a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan.

Please note that massage therapists do not claim to cure, diagnose or prescribe.

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