Therapeutic Massage

Bodywork for Pain Relief and Relaxation

In an age of technical and, at times, impersonal medicine, massage offers a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach to health, based on the body's natural ability to heal itself. Listed below are a few of the benefits to receiving regular massage and bodywork treatments.


The Benefits of Massage

* Increases circulation allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into

  tissues and vital organs

* Relaxes and softens injured and overused muscles

* Increases joint flexibility and reduces spasms and cramping

* Reduces recovery time, helping prepare for strenuous workouts and eliminates

  subsequent pains of the athlete at any level

* Improves range-of-motion and decreases discomfort for patients with low-back pain

* Relieves pain for migraine sufferers and decreases the need for medication.

* Stimulates the flow of lymph, the body's natural defense system against toxic


* Relieve stress and tension

* Relieve mental and physical fatigue

* Relieve muscular spasms and stiff joints

* Relieve pain caused by strained muscles or irritated nerves

* Relieve or prevent soreness from over exertion

* Relieve headache, eyestrain and insomnia

* Improve circulation and skin tone

* Improve digestion, assimilation and elimination

* Improve joint mobilty

* Improve the management of chronic pain

* Improve lymphatic circulation and immune function.


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