Benefits of massage therapy
Updated: Oct 11, 2019
Did you know that massage has been around since 3000 BC? It’s been used by the Chinese, Romans and Greeks in one form or another. It is now used worldwide by many health practitioners, sport therapists and fitness trainers as its benefits are so diverse in helping people restore their health, eliminate aches and pains, and much, much more. Massage has many positive effects on the following systems of the body: skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary, digestive, cellular and skin.
Here are some more specific benefits to massage:
Lowers stress levels Reduces muscular pain Boosts immunity Reduces fatigue Removes toxins from your body Boosts your circulation Lowers blood pressure Promotes deeper breathing Improves your digestion Improves your sleep Increases your energy levels Improves your posture Boosts your sporting performance Helps you overcome injury