4 Lesser-Known Benefits of Massage

For women and men in Kentucky, massage can relax and restore the body, but there are also a number of lesser-known benefits to this soothing treatment. I often recommend massage for patients who have a variety of concerns. Understanding the abilities of this treatment can help you feel and look your best.

  • Even if the massage is focused on one area of the body, a chemical change can take place that may help reduce pain throughout the entire body.
  • Some research shows that massage can boost the immune system, helping to protect the body from colds, flu and other ailments.
  • Massage can increase flexibility and improve posture. When performed regularly, it can lead to greater joint flexibility.
  • In some patients, massage has helped lower blood pressure by reducing the level of stress hormones.

These are just some of the benefits people at my day spa have experienced after massage therapy. If you have specific conditions that might be helped by massage, a qualified specialist can help you target the right areas of your body for treatment.

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