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5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health


The American Massage Therapy Association has this evidence based info about massage. We know it’s good for you, here are a few proven ways :

5 Ways Massage Can Improve Your Health

Massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen. See what the research says about massage for health and wellness.

1. Reduce stress - The long-term effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches.

2. Get better sleep - Research indicates that massage can improve sleep in those with lower back pain, fibromyalgia, insomnia, pain and other health conditions.

3. Boost mental health and wellness - Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression (all associated with mental health) may be directly affected by massage therapy.

4. Manage pain - Pain can negatively affect a person’s quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury. Research shows massage can help the low-back pain, headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and more.

5. Increase range of motion - Elite and recreational athletes alike can benefit from massage therapy. Massage can help reduce muscle tension, improve exercise performance and prevent injuries.

https://www.amtamassage.org/articles/1/News/detail/2885

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