Massage Therapy is becoming an integral part of the medical community nation wide; even in Birmingham Alabama. After taking a look at this list of health benefits associated with massage and bodywork, it’s plain to see why physicians and chiropractors are referring their patients to massage therapists to treat chronic pain, stress, and other conditions.

Physical benefits:

  • Reduces musculoskeletal & neuromuscular pain
  • Improves circulation and lymph flow
  • Improves rehabilitation after injury
  • Helps ease medication dependency
  • Increases range of motion in the joints for better mobility
  • Reduces scar tissue
  • Improves muscle tone
  • Reduces muscular tension
  • Enhances Immune system function
  • Reduces post workout soreness
  • Improves posture
  • Reduces muscle fatigue, cramps and spasms
  • Increases energy level

Emotional benefits:

  • Reduces stress & anxiety
  • Generates a feeling of well being
  • Increases awareness  of the mind-body connection

 Massage also helps with:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sciatic pain
  • Post-operative pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rotator cuff issues
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Pain, numbness or tingling in the extremities
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Medication dependency
  • Tendinitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Whiplash
  • Joint stiffness
  • Arthritis pain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

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