The benefits of remedial massage therapy have been well documented over the centuries. Heck, even that saucy minx, Cleopatra, was reaping the rewards of massage all those thousands of years ago (the Egyptians believed it healed ailments). Nowadays, people are increasingly strapped for time, and need a gentle reminder ever so often as to why regular remedial massage is one of the best investments in your health you can make. So, here are the top 5 benefits of regular remedial massage:
1) Stress reduction.
You might be questioning this one if you’ve recently been on the table at the mercy of Sam or Damien, but regular remedial massage reduces your stress levels. During the treatment, your body releases endorphins, the brain chemicals that give you a feeling of wellbeing. At the same time, nasty stress hormones like adrenalin and cortisol decrease. Winning!
2) Improved circulation.
Massage improves circulation and stimulates blood supply, while also enhancing lymphatic drainage and helping your body to clear waste. After a treatment, people often feel relaxed, yet energized.
3) Increased joint mobility and flexibility.
Regular remedial massage breaks down adhesions in the muscles, and restores the body’s range of movement by releasing the muscle tension around the joints. At Muscle Freedom, we have helped countless people to overcome issues such as frozen shoulder and tennis elbow.
4) Boosted immune response.
With the flu season fast approaching, here’s a benefit that might pique your interest. Clinical studies have shown that regular remedial massage helps strengthen the body’s immune system response. Why? As mentioned, massage reduces stress hormones, thereby allowing the immune system to function the way it should.
5) Enhanced skin tone.
Here’s one for the ladies. Yes, regular remedial massage improves the appearance of your skin, as it helps to eliminate toxins from the body and oxygenate cells.
Hopefully you now feel satisfied that your hard-earned money is being well spent at Muscle Freedom. We look forward to seeing you at your next appointment.