We all have heard about massaging at some point, but only few are aware of the benefits of this healing art. Since ancient times touch has been practiced by several cultures around the world. Also one can say that massaging is a natural instinct. A simple example easy to understand can be compared to a person who feels pain in his stomach, his first instinct will simply be rubbing the area to release discomfort.
Massage therapy is good for all ages. While people who are stressed and injured benefit a lot from such treatment one cannot overlook its strength benefits in preventing illness and other conditions before they happen! A therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of physical and emotional well-being as well as your quality of life.
When massage therapy is used as part of a healthy maintenance plan, one benefits from:-
- Relieving headache and migraine pain
- Lessen depression and anxiety
- Increasing joint flexibility
- Reducing tension within muscles
- Improving immune system functioning
- Reducing or eliminating pain
- Improving circulation
Experts estimate that a high percentage of disease is stress related. Perhaps it also ages us internally and externally too! While we are living in this fast-paced world we all can fit some time for ourselves to manage stress and live a better life!